Русские выражения о жизни и людях - Russian expressions about life and people

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To cheat / to be unfaithful
It literally means "to go to the left".
Иди вперёд и ничего не бойся.
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Go ahead and don't be scared.
Ни рыба, ни мясо.
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Neither fish nor fowl.
The idiom originated from church reformations, so the meaning to fasting or other periods of abstinence. Now this expression is used to describe an unremarkable, average person.
It literally means "neither fish nor meat".
Цель оправдывает средства.
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The end justifies the means.
Два сапога пара.
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Like two peas in a pod / two birds of a feather.
It literally means "two boots make a pair".
От судьбы не уйти.
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You can't run away from your fate.
Не всё то золото, что блестит.
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All that glitters is not gold.
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