Mabasa kuchonya uri murima

Mabasa kuchonya uri murima

English Direct Translation 

It is of no use to wink in the dark.

Variants 

  1. Manetsa huma kuchonya uri murima.(It is useless to strain one’s forehead by winking to somebody in the dark.)

Shona Explanation 

Kungozvinetsa kuitira munhu chinhu chakanaka kana kuti chakaipa asi iye asingazvioni kana kuzviziva.

English Explanation

It is futile to do something for or against someone when you know that he will never realise it or that it will never affect him.

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