man kan inte lära gamla hundar sitta

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Swedish[edit]

Proverb[edit]

man kan inte lära gamla hundar sitta (literally: "one can't teach old dogs to sit")

  1. you can't teach an old dog new tricks

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes the expression "det är svårt att lära gamla hundar sitta" (it's difficult to teach old dogs to sit) is used instead.