POVERTY

POVERTY
• Poverty is crafty; it outwits even a fox - Голь на выдумки хитра (Г)
• Poverty is in want of much, avarice of everything - Бедному нужно многое, жадному - все (Б)
• Poverty is no crime (no disgrace, no sin, not a crime, no vice) - Бедность не порок (Б)
• Poverty is no disgrace /, but it is a great inconvenience/ - Бедность не порок, а большое свинство (Б)
• Poverty is no sin /, but it is terribly inconvenient/ - Бедность не порок, а большое свинство (Б)
• Poverty is not a sin but something much worse - Бедность не порок, а большое свинство (Б)
• Poverty is the mother of invention - Голь на выдумки хитра (Г)
• Poverty is the sixth sense - Голь на выдумки хитра (Г)
• Poverty is the worst guard to chastity - Бедность не грех, а до греха доводит (Б)
• Poverty makes strange bedfellows - В нужде с кем ни поведешься (B)
• Poverty obstructs the road to virtue - Бедность не грех, а до греха доводит (Б)
• Poverty wants some things, luxury many things, avarice all - Бедному нужно многое, жадному - все (Б)
• There is no virtue that poverty does not destroy - Бедность не грех, а до греха доводит (Б)
• When poverty comes in at the door, love leaps out of the window - Худ Роман, когда пуст карман; хорош Мартын, когда есть алтын (X)

Русско-английский словарь пословиц и поговорок. . 2013.

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  • Poverty — • Discusses poverty as a concept and canonical discipline Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poverty     Poverty     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Poverty — Pov er*ty (p[o^]v [ e]r*t[y^]), n. [OE. poverte, OF. povert[ e], F. pauvret[ e], fr. L. paupertas, fr. pauper poor. See {Poor}.] 1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need. Swathed …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poverty — pov‧er‧ty [ˈpɒvəti ǁ ˈpɑːvərti] noun [uncountable] 1. the situation or experience of being poor: • 86% of the population lives in poverty. • a major anti poverty initiative 2. the poverty line the income below which people are officially… …   Financial and business terms

  • poverty — poverty, indigence, penury, want, destitution, privation all denote the state of one who is poor or without enough to live upon. Poverty, the most comprehensive of these terms, typically implies such deficiency of resources that one is deprived… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • poverty — [päv′ər tē] n. [ME poverte < OFr povreté < L paupertas < pauper, POOR] 1. the condition or quality of being poor; indigence; need 2. deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy… …   English World dictionary

  • poverty — late 12c., from O.Fr. poverte, from L. paupertatem (nom. paupertas) poverty, from pauper (see POOR (Cf. poor)). Seeing so much poverty everywhere makes me think that God is not rich. He gives the appearance of it, but I suspect some financial… …   Etymology dictionary

  • poverty — poverty, poorness Poverty is the usual noun corresponding to poor in its meanings to do with lack of wealth or lack of things regarded like wealth (e.g. poverty of inspiration). Poorness is not often used and is more usual in meanings to do with… …   Modern English usage

  • poverty — I noun absence, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, dearth, deficiency, deficit, depletion, destitution, difficulty, distress, embarrassed circumstances, exigency, famine, humbleness, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence …   Law dictionary

  • poverty — [n] want; extreme need, often financial abjection, aridity, bankruptcy, barrenness, beggary, dearth, debt, deficiency, deficit, depletion, destitution, difficulty, distress, emptiness, exiguity, famine, hardship, impecuniousness, impoverishment,… …   New thesaurus

  • poverty — ► NOUN 1) the state of being extremely poor. 2) the state of being insufficient in amount. ORIGIN Old French poverte, from Latin pauper poor …   English terms dictionary

  • Poverty — Street children sleeping in Mulberry Street – Jacob Riis photo New York, United States (1890) Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.[1] Absolute poverty or destitution is inability to afford …   Wikipedia

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