Rome wasn't built in a day


Rome wasn't built in a day
important and serious work takes a long time to finish

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Rome wasn't built in a day — Rome wasn’t built in a day phrase used for saying that important things often take a long time to do Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym Main entry: Rome * * * Rome wasn t built in a ˈday f4 idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rome Wasn't Built in a Day — Infobox Single Name = Rome Wasn t Built in a Day Artist = Morcheeba from Album = Fragments of Freedom Released = 18 May 1999 (US) Format = CD Single Recorded = 1999 Genre = Pop Length = 3:35 Label = WEA Writer = Producer = Paul Godfrey, Ross… …   Wikipedia

  • Rome wasn't built in a day — Great things are not accomplished overnight; great deeds take a long time. A proverb. * /A takes a long time to write a successful novel, but don t worry; Rome wasn t built in a day, as the saying goes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Rome wasn't built in a day — Great things are not accomplished overnight; great deeds take a long time. A proverb. * /A takes a long time to write a successful novel, but don t worry; Rome wasn t built in a day, as the saying goes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Rome\ wasn't\ built\ in\ a\ day — proverb Great things are not accomplished overnight; great deeds take a long time. A takes a long time to write a successful novel, but don t worry; Rome wasn t built in a day, as the saying goes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Rome wasn't built in a day. — something that you say which means that it takes a long time to do an important job. Sometimes it feels like we ve spent all our lives decorating this house. Well, Rome wasn t built in a day …   New idioms dictionary

  • Rome wasn't built in a day — used for saying that important things often take a long time to do …   English dictionary

  • Rome was not built in a day — Cf. medieval Fr. Rome ne fut pas faite toute en un jour, Rome was not made in one day. 1545 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages (ed. 2) D1v Rome was not buylt in one daye. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs I. xi. D4 Rome was not bylt on a daie… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Rome — 1.) the capital city of Italy, which is famous for its art, its history, and its many public and religious buildings from ancient times and the ↑Renaissance. It also contains the ↑Vatican City, a separate state where the Pope lives. 2.) Rome wasn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rome — [ roum ] Rome wasn t built in a day used for saying that important things often take a long time to do when in Rome (do as the Romans do) used for saying that when you are in a foreign country you should follow the local customs and ways of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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