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Patru ochi vãd mai bine decât doi.  
Four eyes see more than two.  

Paza bunã trece primejdia rea.  
Caution is the parent of safety.  
Take heed will surely speed.  
Forewarned, forearmed.  
Prevention is better than cure.  
Safe bind, safe find.  

Pãcatul mãrturisit e pe jumãtate iertat.  
A fault confessed is half redressed.  

Pânã nu faci foc nu iese fum.  
There's no smoke without a fire.  

Pânã la Dumnezeu te mãnâncã sfiintii.  
The king's cheese goes half away in parings.  

Nu-i pentru cine se pregãteste, ci pentru cine se nimereste.  
One beats the bush, and another catches the bird.  

Pentru un purice si-a pus cãmasa pe foc.  
For want of a nail the shoe was lost!  
For want of a shoe the horse was lost.  

Pestele cel mare înghite pe cel mic.  
The strong prey upon the weak.  
Might is right.  

Pestele de la cap se împute.  
Fish begins to stink at the head.  

Picãtura ploii piatra gãureste.  
Constant dropping wears away wear away.  

Pisica are sapte vieti.  
A cat has nine lives.  

Pisica blândã zgârie rãu.  
Dumb dogs are dangerous.  
The devil lurks behind the cross.  

Pisica cu clopotei nu prinde soareci.  
Bell the cat and it will catch no mice.  

Promite putin, fã mult.  
Promise little, do much.

Pânã si dracul se poartã bine cu ai lui.  
The devil is good to his own.  

Pântecele gol n-are urechi de ascultat.  
A hungry belly has no ears.  

Nu plãteste sãracul, ci bogatul.  
The losers are always in the wrong.  

Pofta vine mâncând.  
Appetite comes with eating.  
The more one has the more one wants.  
Eating and scratching wants but a beginning.  

A ponegri înseamnã a omorî.  
Give a god a bad name and hang him!  

Nu se pot obtine toate prin fortã.  
You can take a horse to the water but you cannot make him drink.  

Nu poti cãuta întelepciunea unui bãtrân la un tânãr.  
You can't put an old head on young shoulders.  

Nu poti tine doi pepeni într-o mânã.  
One can't do two things at once.  
A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.  

Un pretext se gãseste usor.  
It is easy to find a stick to beat a dog.  

Prietenul la nevoie se cunoaste.  
A friend in need is a friend indeed.  
Prosperity makes friends and advesity tries them.  
A friend is never known till a man has need.  

Prietenul tuturor nu e prietenul nimãnui.  
Everybody's friend is nobody's friend.  

Prilejul te face hot.  
Opportunity makes the thief.  

Prima loviturã hotãrãste soarta bãtãliei.  
The first blow is half the battle.  

Pui migdale în nasul porcului si el spune cã e o ghindã.  
Honey is not for the ass's mouth.  

A pune capacul.  
It's the last straw that breaks the camel's back. 

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