This is the first time I've started a post. I got a cool gift for Christmas Vědomostní Pexeso [Knowlege Memory/Concentration] so I thought I'd share some. The first one is Kdo jinému jámu kopá . . . sám do ní padá.
we had a bonus skill started for the en<-cz course way back when. but then pittsburgh decided that no bonus shall ever be released again, and the skill got shelved.
i don't think the hole digging was in there yet. it resisted efforts at producing a snappy translation. most notably, so did Absence makes the heart grow fonder. to czech. we czechs only bothered to adopt the exact opposite, What the eyes don't see won't break the heart. as Co oči nevidí, to srdce nebolí.
the death of the bonus skill became the reason for including the What the?! as a regular, mandatory skill.
If I may add some more:
Jak se do lesa volá, tak se z lesa ozývá.
Tak dlouho se chodí se džbánem pro vodu, až se ucho utrhne.
Dvakrát měř, jednou řež.
You can also find "alternative" versions, some of them funnier than others. ;)
" Kdo jinému jámu kopá sám do ní padá " or Jak se do lesa volá, tak se z lesa ozývá