Russian proverb of the week

Волка ноги кормят

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With accent marks:

Во́лка но́ги ко́рмят.

Translation:

A wolf is fed by his legs

Meaning:

Wolves in search of prey often run many tens of kilometers per day. People too have to run a lot (to work hard) to earn money. And if you sit in one place, you won’t earn anything and remain hungry.

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