The list of Hungarian sayings is inexhaustible. In this compilation, you will find 10 Hungarian sayings which include words such as stacking, eating pudding, straw, the Danube, fishing and even buttocks. But how do you turn these words into good advice? We will show you the way!
It refers to a very lazy person. It really does not take any effort to move a straw.
It refers to a person who wants too much, but cannot handle it. It is also used when someone puts more on his plate than he could handle. For example, when someone takes on more work than he has the time for. Somebody overestimates his power/capacity/strength.
He who seeks to dig a pit for others gets himself into trouble. This biblical saying teaches us not to wish harm to others.
It refers to a particular event that is still far away in time. For Hungarians, the Danube has always played an important role in their lives. It is no wonder that the river occurs in some sayings too.
In troubled waters, it is not obvious what we are doing. We can exploit the potential of uncertainty, but we may not get what we expect.
It means that they fit together. When one finds a friend, an ally, a life partner worthy of him.
The cherry on top of the cake. He makes the last move in the completion of something. When you write the letter i, you write the dot last. It is the last step of the process.
It is similar to the previous magpie saying. Someone takes on more than he can handle. He wants to do two time or energy-consuming things at once.
If you want something to be done properly, you have to invest time in it. Take the act of painting a room, for example. If you want to apply the next coat, first, you have to wait for the previous one to dry.
He has a finger in every pie. It refers to a person who is nosy, loquacious and gossipy.