Jamaican Proverbs

Jamaican Proverbs on Priorities

Do you know what the proverb ” When chobble tek yuh pickney shut fit yuh ” means? Learn it’s meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on “Priorities “.

When chobble tek yuh pickney shut fit yuh.
TRANSLATION:When in trouble a child’s shirt will fit you.
MEANING:1. People will have to adjust in an unfavorable situation. 2.When we are in trouble, we appreciate whatever help we can get.

Parson crisen fi im pickney fuss.
TRANSLATION:Pastor christens his child first.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: One’s personal business takes precedence over those of others.
People favor their own interests.

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