Ardi galdua atzeman daiteke; aldi galdua, berriz, ez

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Language Basque
Topics Time, Animals
Explanation and use (in mother tongue) Galdutako ardi bat aurki daiteke, baina galdutako denbora ez da itzultzen.
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In English

Literal Translation: A lost sheep can be found, but not lost time.
Real meaning: The time we lose doesn't come back.
Related idioms: Ship has sailed.

In other languages

Language Literal translation To express the same Related Idioms
Catalan ... ... ...
Galician Unha ovella perdida pódese recuperar; o tempo perdido, non. O tempo que deixamos pasar, non volverá. Tempo pasado, nunca máis tornado.
Romanian E mai ușor de regăsit o oaie pierdută decât timpul pierdut. Timpul pierdut nu-l mai poți întoarce. Timpul pierdut nu-l mai poți întoarce
Spanish Una oveja perdida se puede recuperar; el tiempo perdido, en cambio, no. ... Tiempo ido, tiempo perdido.
Turkish Kaybolan koyun bulunabilir ama zaman kaybedilmez Geçen günler bir daha yaşanamaz, yapılan hatalar düzeltilemez Giden zaman geri gelmez