Nothing New Under the Sun

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Everything is almost the same as seen before, everything happening now has happened previously

Etymology:

  • The idiom originates from the Bible. The earth is under the sun all the time. Major discoveries in the world are not announced every day as they are rare. But due to technology it is possible to learn new things all the time. This expression is used when a thing appears to be new at first glance but truth is that it is a mere variation in something already known.  The example is the advertisements which present the product to express that the product is absolutely better and new than the previous products. But when taken a closer look, in most of the cases the products are “nothing new under the sun.”
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The story of the movie has been copied from another film. There is nothing new under the sun.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Translation

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لا جديد تحت الشمس

nichts Neues unter der Sonne

τίποτα νέο κάτω από τον ήλιο

Nada nuevo bajo el sol

هیچ چیز جدیدی زیر آفتاب نیست

mitään uutta auringon alla

rien de nouveau sous le soleil

यह सृष्टि अनादि और अनंत है

նոր բան արևի տակ

tidak ada yang baru di bawah matahari

niente di nuovo sotto il sole

שום דבר חדש תחת השמש

太陽の下では何も新しい

태양 아래 새로운 것은 없다

niets nieuws onder de zon

ikke noe nytt under solen

nic nowego pod słońcem

nada de novo sob o sol

ничего нового под солнцем

güneşin altında yeni bir şey yok

Không có gì mới dưới ánh mặt trời

גאָרנישט נייַ אונטער די זון

阳光下没有新事物

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