Translation: from spanish

when in Rome (do as the Romans do)

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  • when in Rome (do as the Romans do) — phrase used for saying that when you are in a foreign country you should follow the local customs and ways of behaving Thesaurus: customs and traditionssynonym people who live in a particular wayhyponym Main entry: Rome * * * when in ˈRome (do as …   Useful english dictionary

  • When in Rome (do as the Romans do). — When in Rome (do as the Romans do). something that you say which means when you are visiting another country, you should behave like the people in that country. I don t drink wine when I m at home but on holiday, well, when in Rome …   New idioms dictionary

  • when in rome, do as the romans do — This idiom means that when you are visiting a different place or culture, you should try to follow their customs and practices …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • when in Rome, do as the Romans do — Cf. ST. AMBROSE, quoted in ST. AUGUSTINE Letters xxxvi. 32 (Migne), quando hic sum, non ieiuno sabbato; quando Romae sum, ieiuno sabbato, when I am here [i.e. Milan], I do not fast on Saturday; when I am in Rome, I fast on Saturday; 1660 quoted… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • when in Rome, do as the Romans do — when you are a visitor do the same things as your hosts do    When I visit an Asian country, I learn the customs, and do as the Romans do …   English idioms

  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do — when you are visiting a foreign county follow the customs of its inhabitants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • when in Rome, do as the Romans —    This idiom means that when you are visiting a different place or culture, you should try to follow their customs and practices.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • when in Rome, do as the Romans do —    This expression means that you should adopt the customs of the people or country you are visiting, and behave in the same way …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • When in Rome, do as the Romans —   This idiom means that when you are visiting a different place or culture, you should try to follow their customs and practices …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • When at Rome, do as the Romans do. — См. С волками жить, по волчьи выть …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • When in Rome — is an abbreviation of the expression When in Rome, do as the Romans do, which is used to advise people to adapt to the culture of places that they visit. When in Rome may refer to:In film and television: * When in Rome (1952 film), a film… …   Wikipedia


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