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Re: proverb: ceho je moc toho je prilis

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  • melvyn.geo
    Seconding enough is enough . Or check out enough is more than enough . M.
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 15, 2008
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      Seconding "enough is enough". Or check out "enough is more than enough".

      M.

      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don't think advertising is always viewed as a good thing, so in
      > English we would probably say, "Enough is enough." This really means,
      > "I've tolerated this, but now it's too much."
      >
      > Popeye (Pepek namornik) says, "I've had enough! And enough is too
      > much!"
      >
      > Jamie
      >
      > On Feb 15, 2008, at 4:43 AM, Matej Klimes wrote:
      >
      > > I have an urgent need to work this into a sentence about marketing
      > > for 50-60 year olds..
      > >
      > > The sentence goes like this:
      > >
      > > Obecne je jejich postoj k reklamní tvorbe blízký motu "ceho je moc,
      > > toho je prílis"
      > >
      > > Obecne je jejich postoj k reklamni tvorbe blizky motu "ceho je moc,
      > > toho je prilis"
      > >
      > > The saying itself means something like "too much of a thing is just
      > > too much"... even a good thing turns into nuisance when there's too
      > > much of it...
      > >
      > > I can't remember if there is a direct equivalent in English, "Too
      > > much of a good thing" is pretty close, but doesn't have the second
      > > part (although the meaning is there if I understand it correctly)
      > > and I'm not sure it will work in the sentence... the intended
      > > meaning here is that these people will tolerate advertising, but
      > > only as long as it doesn't become too intrusive/repetitive/too much,
      > > really..
      > >
      > > Any ideas for the saying and/or circumnavigation appreciated, it's
      > > due in a couple of hours

      >
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