Translation: from spanish

lock the door

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  • lock the stable door after the horse has bolted — If someone takes action too late, they do this; there is no reason to lock an empty stable …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • lock the barn door after the horse is stolen — To be careful or try to make something safe when it is too late. A proverb. * /After Mary failed the examination, she said she would study hard after that. She wanted to lock the barn door after the horse was stolen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lock the barn door after the horse is stolen — To be careful or try to make something safe when it is too late. A proverb. * /After Mary failed the examination, she said she would study hard after that. She wanted to lock the barn door after the horse was stolen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lock\ the\ barn\ door\ after\ the\ horse\ is\ stolen — proverb To be careful or try to make something safe when it is too late. After Mary failed the examination, she said she would study hard after that. She wanted to lock the barn door after the horse was stolen …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lock the stable door after the horse has bolted — close, lock, etc. the stable door after the horse has ˈbolted idiom (BrE) (US close, etc. the barn door after the horse has eˈscaped) to try to prevent or avoid loss or damage when it is already too late to do so Main entry: ↑stable door …   Useful english dictionary

  • lock the barn door after the horse is stolen — be careful or try to make something safe when it is too late If you try and prevent a flood after the rains have started it is like locking the barn door after the horse is stolen …   Idioms and examples

  • lock the stable door after the horse has bolted —    If someone takes action too late, they do this; there is no reason to lock an empty stable.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Lock the stable door after the horse has bolted —   If someone takes action too late, they do this; there is no reason to lock an empty stable …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • close the door. — Quebec English Lock the door …   English dialects glossary

  • DOOR AND DOORPOST — The Bible distinguishes between the term petaḥ, which is the entrance to a house (Gen. 43:19), and delet, which is a device for closing and opening the entrance. Thus, while petaḥ applies to both the entrance to a tent (Gen. 18:1) and a house,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell — was a 1965 album by The Corries. Line Up *Roy Williamson (vocals, concertina) *Ronnie Browne (vocals, guitar) *Bill Smith (vocals) *Paddie Bell (vocals, banjo) Note: Acoustic guitars, mandolin and bandurra are also heard but no credits are… …   Wikipedia


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