Hindsight is better than foresight

معنای کلمه به کلمه: 
<p>ادراک بهتر از پیش بینی است.</p>

It is better to learn from the past than to try to predict the future.

بهتر است به جای تلاش برای پیش بینی آینده سعی کنیم از گذشته درس بگیریم.

مثال انگلیسی: 

I know you wish to think about the future, but let's analyze in detail what happened last time and learn from our mistakes.

Better safe than sorry

Better safe than sorry [idiom]

It is better to take some extra security steps rather than taking risks and feeling sorry later.

احتیاط شرط عقل است.


Check once more if you have closed all the doors. You know, better safe than sorry.

معنای کلمه به کلمه: 
بهتر است ایمن باشی تا پشیمان.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

better (to be) safe than sorryspoken used to say that it is better to be careful, even if this takes time, effort etc, than take a risk that may have a bad result Set the alarm clock – better safe than sorry!

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

better safe than sorry

ˌbetter ˌsafe than ˈsorry idiom

(saying) used to say that it is wiser to be too careful than to act too quickly and do sth you may later wish you had not

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

better safe than sorry saying

said when you think it is best not to take risks even when it seems boring or difficult to be careful


Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

it's better to be safe than sorry better safe than sorry

or better safe than sorry


If you say 'it's better to be safe than sorry', you are advising someone to take action in order to avoid possible unpleasant consequences later, even if this seems unnecessary.

Don't be afraid to have this checked by a doctor–better safe than sorry!

Better late than never

معنای کلمه به کلمه: 
<p>دیر کردن بهتر از هرگز نرسیدن است.</p>

It is better for something to happen late rather than not happen at all.

دیر اتفاق افتادن بهتر از هرگز اتفاق نیفتادن است.

معادل فارسی: 

دیر رسیدن بهتر از هرگز نرسیدن است.

مثال انگلیسی: 

 You are 35 years old now, and some people might believe it is too late for you to go to university, but I strongly disagree. I definitely think better late than never.

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