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The cowardly wrestler

Proverb in the local language
I no ebe ina awakwu ogodo ndi n'agba mgba wee gbaachaa mgba ma lawa.
Proverb's direct translation
You kept adjusting your wrestling gear till other wrestlers finished wrestling and left.
Proverb's meaning
You kept buying time till it was needless to take action.
From: Igbo of Nigeria

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