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Proverb of the day: Every problem has a solution كل عقدة و لها حلال

Every problem has a solution.

Ahram Online , Tuesday 2 Feb 2016
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 كل عقدة و لها حلال 
Koll oqda we laha hallal
Translation: Every problem has a solution
Meaning: If you have a problem, sleep on it and don’t despair. You will figure out a solution or run into someone who does.

Source: Egyptian Proverbs, (Al-Ahram Center for Translation and Publishing, 1986) by Ahmed Taymour Pasha

Translated by: Nabil Shawkat

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