Portuguese Proverbs


Translation: The harvest is not over until the baskets are clean.

English interpretation: It isn’t over until it’s over.

Can you think of another way to say this in English?



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  1. How about, “The end comes when the end’s here.” Rather horridly professorish, I think.

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    1. It’s all good. ;)

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  2. It ain’t over until the fat lady sings.

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    1. Good one, Lady.

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  3. Similarly, it is not over until it is over! :) What a lovely proverb in those particular words, and a beautiful accompanying picture. :)

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    1. Thank you, friend. I’m enjoying writing about Portugal, but it makes me long to be back there.

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