Russian proverb of the week

Семь раз отмерь, один отрежь

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With accent marks:

Семь раз отме́рь, оди́н отре́жь.

Translation:

Measure seven times, cut one.

Meaning:

This Russian proverb warns us against making spontaneous decisions, reminds us that we must weigh each step and foresee the consequences of our actions in advance.

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