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Faint heart never won fair lady. [Proverb]

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Faint heart never won fair lady.

edited by Pharamp, 2010-06-21 09:18

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linked by Martha, 2011-03-22 23:59

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linked by martinhr, 2013-02-04 21:00

Sentence #20383

eng
Faint heart never won fair lady.

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Слабото сърце няма да спечели истинска жена.
cmn
懦夫難贏美女心。
懦夫难赢美女心。
jpn
弱気が美人を得たためしがない。
jpn
気の弱い男が美女を得たためしがない。

Comments

dovescrywolf 2011-03-14 03:13 link permalink

This English sounded strange to me, but it is an idiom. (http://dictionary.cambridge.org...won-fair-lady)

troyp 2015-10-17 00:04 link permalink

It's a rather old-fashioned saying. It's using both "faint heart" and "fair lady" as uncountable noun phrases, which is why the grammar sounds odd.