A watched pot never boils

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A watched pot never boils
A watched pot never boils
معنی: 

It seems that time passes more slowly when you are impatiently waiting for something.

وقتی بی صبرانه منتظر چیزی هستیم گویی زمان آهسته تر می گذرد.

مثال: 

She said she would be back in an hour. It's only 10 minutes she has left, and it already feels like hours. Now I get it; a watched pot never boils.

معنای کلمه به کلمه: 

 قابلمه ای که به آن چشم دوخته باشی هرگز به جوش نمی آید.