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*Hilarious pidgin Proverbs*

1. Crase no hard to form, na the trekking be wahala.

English translation: "Easier said than done.

2. No matter how hot your temper be, e no fit boil beans.

English Translation: Calm down, your temper won't solve the problem.

3. Chicken wey run from Borno go Ibadan go still end up inside pot of soup.

English Translation: You can't run away from your destiny.

4. Today's Newspaper na tomorrow Suya wrap.

English translation: Keep calm! Nothing lasts forever.

5. Cow wey dey in a hurry to go America go come back as corn beef.

English Translation: Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don't rush!

6. Akara and moin moin get the same parent, na wetin dem pass through make dem different.

English Translation: How you start doesn't matter, what matters is how you finish.

7. Leave matter for Mathias and Sabi for Sabinus.

English Translation: Give unto Caesaer what's Caesar's.

8. The difference between puff-puff and doughnut na packaging.

English Translation: Don't judge based on appearance alone.

9. Escort me, Escort me, na im slave trade take start.

English translation: Serious things sometimes start like a joke.

10. Water wey dem take make eba no fit return.

English translation: Don't cry over spilled milk.

11. No be today yansh dey back.

English: The more things change, the more they remain the same.

12. Na clap dem take dey enter dance.

English: Once you start, its out of your control.

13. At all at all na winsh.

English: Half bread is better than none.

14. I get am before no be property.

English: Never rest on your laurels.

15. Who no go, no know.

English: Experience is the best teacher.

16. No be the way dem take dey drink water dem dey drink pepper soup.

English: Adapt your plans to new situations.

17. I no fit climb - na ground dem for dey talk am.

English: Do not start what you can't finish.

18. Who dey cry dey see road.

English: Use common sense even in sorrow.

19. I no gree, I no gree na im dey tear trouser.

English: Avoid conflict from the beginning...know when to let go.

20. Na cooperation make rice dey full pot.

English: You can achieve more with team work.

21. Feel at home na im dey spoil TV.

English: Don't be too comfortable to the extent of fiddling with other people's property.

22. Bring suya, bring suya, na nama (cow) body dey suffer am.

English: every action has a consequence.

23. Pickin wey take agbada start guy go talk wetin e go wear when e don old.

English: Slow and steady wins the race. Don't hurry through life's stages.

24. Today's Cassava na im go be garri tomorrow.

English: No condition is permanent.

25. If your neighbour beard catch fire, you go quick soak your own for water.

English: Prevention is better than cure, learn from other's mistake

26. Small pikin wey talk say e go shake iroko tree, na im head e go shake.

English: Know  your limits.

26. Person wey borrow cloth go party no dey dance too much.

English: Use other people's things carefully.

27. Who get big teeth must get big lips.

English: Be ready to solve the problems you create.

28. It's a small world - Oya make your papa come trek am na.

English: Easier said than done.

29. Na house wey collapse na im make goat climb am.

English: People who ordinarily should not be up to you, will take advantage of your downfall.

30. Awoof dey run belle.

English: Be contented with what you have.

Add yours. 😂


Chai! Laugh wan kill me oo!
(sirphil)

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