aller guten Dinge sind drei
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- alle guten Dinge sind drei (due to incomprehension of the archaic genitive construction)
Literally, “of all good things there are three”, suggestive inter alia of the Trinity.
- third time's a charm; but more general; used as a lighthearted justification for doing something a third time, for including a third person, for taking a third drink, etc.
- Synonym: dreimal ist Bremer Recht