Большой русско-английский фразеологический словарь

Б129

НА БОГА НАДЕЙСЯ, A CAM HE ПЛОШАЙ (saying)act decisively, intelligently, enterprisingly, not counting on favorable circumstances to help you
- God helps those who help themselves, (put your) trust in the Lord (in God), but keep your powder dry.Cf. praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.

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