A cobbler should stick to his last.

фраз. Всяк сверчок — знай свой шесток.

Англо-русский универсальный дополнительный практический переводческий словарь И. Мостицкого. . 2002-2012.

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  • let the cobbler stick to his last — ► let the cobbler stick to his last proverb people should only concern themselves with things they know something about. [ORIGIN: translating Latin ne sutor ultra crepidam.] Main Entry: ↑cobbler …   English terms dictionary

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  • cobbler — {{11}}cobbler (1) late 13c., cobelere one who mends shoes, of uncertain origin. It and COBBLE (Cf. cobble) (v.) evidently go together etymologically [OED], but the historical record presents some difficulties. The cobbler should stick to his last …   Etymology dictionary

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