all\ roads\ lead\ to\ Rome

all\ roads\ lead\ to\ Rome
literary
proverb
the same end or goal may be reached by many different ways.

"I don't care how you get the answer," said the teacher, "All roads lead to Rome."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • all roads lead to Rome — everything ends up at the same place, all ways eventually lead to the same place …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • all roads lead to Rome — proverb there are many different ways of reaching the same goal or conclusion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lead — I /liyd/ n. position in front leading position 1) to assume, take the lead in 2) to build up, increase one s lead 3) to hold, maintain the lead 4) to follow smb. s lead 5) to give up, lose, relinquish the lead 6) a commanding lead 7) a lead over… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Rome — see when in Rome, do as the Romans do Rome was not built in a day all roads lead to Rome it is ill sitting at Rome and striving with the Pope …   Proverbs new dictionary


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