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don't count your chickens before they hatch

verkoop de beer niet voordat hij geschoten is

your plans might not work out, so don't start thinking about what you'll do next too soon

don't cry over spilt milk

gedane zaken nemen geen keer

when something bad happens and nothing can be done to help it

don't get me started

breek me de bek niet open

when you feel strongly about something

don't give up the day job

iets erg slecht doen

this idiom is used a way of telling something that they do something badly

don't hold your breath

wacht er maar niet op

you shouldn't have high expectations about something

don't judge a book by the cover

niet op het uiterlijk afgaan

you should not judge something or someone by appearances

don't judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes

oordeel niet te vroeg

it's not fair to criticize someone else if you haven't had the same experiences

don't look a gift horse in the mouth

een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken

if you are given a present or a chance, you should not waste it by being too critical

don't push my buttons!

je wordt vervelend!

this can be said to someone who is starting to annoy you

don't put all your eggs in one basket

niet op één paard wedden

don't risk all of your money or time on one plan

don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk

beloof niet wat je niet waar kunt maken

you shouldn't brag about being able to do something if you can't actually do it

don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house

niet je eigen glazen ingooien

don't call others out on actions that you, yourself do don't be a hypocrite

don't throw out the baby with the bath water

de baby niet met het badwater weggooien

when you're trying to get rid of something bad, you might accidentally get rid of the good things as well

don't trouble trouble until trouble troubles you

geen problemen zoeken waar die niet zijn

don't go looking for trouble or problems- let them come to you