English translations to Hebrew sayings.
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The first thing I did when I received a copy of Arieh Golan’s A Comprehensive Dictionary of Idioms and Proverbs (Hebrew-English) was look up the phrase “sof kol sof,” which Golan offers in English as “not a moment too soon, it’s high time.”I reviewed the compendium’s extensive companion volume Idioms Dictionary: English- Hebrew in 2006 and noted at the time that Golan, an English teacher with more than 30 years of experience, had spent more than a decade writing that compilation of more than 17,000 British, American and Australian expressions and their Hebrew counterparts.
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