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إن عشت اليوم فلن تعيش غداً

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by Haroon, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Haroon Senior Member

    C A I R O
    Dear all
    What is the nearest English idiom to:
    هو شخص يتعامل مع الحياة بمبدأ (إن عشت اليوم فلن تعيش غداً)

    I ask because the string seems to come from English origin!; it is not sheer Arabic!!
    Thanks in advance​
  2. suma Senior Member

    English, USA
    Can't think of a well known idiom in English.
    He's a person who goes thru life by the principle of: "if you lived today you won't tomorrow"
  3. إسكندراني

    إسكندراني Senior Member

    أرض الأنجل
    عربي (مصر)ـ | en (gb)
    Maybe it's an attempt at translating 'here today, gone tomorrow'.

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