Gezurrak hanka motza du

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Language Basque
Topics Body Parts
Explanation and use (in mother tongue) Gezurra esaten duen pertsona berehala harrapatzen da.
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In English

Literal Translation: Lies are short-legged.
Real meaning: Lies are short-lived.
Related idioms: Truth will out.

In other languages

Language Literal translation To express the same Related Idioms
Catalan ... ... ...
Galician A mentira ten as patas curtas. As mentiras acaban sendo descubertas Se colle antes a un mentireiro que a un coxo
Romanian Minciuna are picioare scurte. Cine umbla cu traista de minciuni n-o duce mult. Minciuna nu merge departe.
Spanish La mentira tiene las patas cortas. Las mentiras terminan siendo descubiertas. Antes se coge al mentiroso que al cojo.
Turkish Yalanlar kısa bacaklıdır Yalan en kısa zamanda ortaya çıkar; gerçekler saklanamaz. Yalancının mumu yatsıya kadar yanar.(Proverb)