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Definitions of "Wen chubble kech yuh, pikni shut fit yuh"



1. Wen chubble kech yuh, pikni shut fit yuh


English Translation

When troubles catches up with you, a child's shirt fits you.


Definition

When you are caught up in a really difficult situation, you find yourself doing desperate things you never expected.

A simple and straightforward proverb, the equivalent saying in English is "Desperate situations call for desperate measures".


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh cyaan duh noh'n bout it fi now, suh yuh jus haffi run wid wah im did tel yuh. Memba seh wen chubble kech yuh, pikni shut fit yuh.
English: You cannot do anything about it now, you just have to accept what he told you. Remember that desperate situations call for desperate measures.


Related Words

One, one coco full basket , Mi cum yah fi drink milk, mi no cum yah fi count cow , Every hoe ha them stick a bush , Wah sweet nanny goat ago run him belly ,


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posted by CongoKalungaGangalee on January 6, 2016