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It means that no matter how well laid out your plans are, there is always a chance that plan will not go the way you intended.

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Q: What does the phrasethe best laid plans Of Mice and Men often go awry mean?
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Who originally said this the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry?

mark twain


How do you use awry in a sentence?

"Her plan went awry." "'The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry." transliterated from the Robby Burns poem, "To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough" circa 1785.


The best-laid schemes Of Mice and Men go oft awry?

Even the best plans of mice and men could go wrong very easily!


How would you feel if your plans went awry?

Personally i feel disappointed when my plans go awry.


Why is Of Mice and Men called this?

It is a quote from a scottish poem. 'The best laid plans of mice and men do oft go awry'. It foreshadows how georges and lennies plan fails.


What does the best laid schemes o' mice and men gang aft a-gley mean?

"Gang aft agley" is Scots dialect for "Often go awry." In modern English, the line is saying that the best laid schemes (plans) of mice and men often go wrong.


Where did Steinbeck get the title Of Mice and Men?

The line from the poem: "To a Mouse" by Robert Burns served as he inspiration for the title, and is often translated into English as: "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry (or astray)." However, the original Burns Scottish is: "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft Agley


What is a sentence with awry?

ahe plans that i have made for joining wipro are going awry.


Use awry in a sentence?

My plans have gone awry. (they've gone wrong)


What poem is the original source of the best laid plans 'Of Mice and Men' often go awry?

Robert Burns Here's a link: http://www.electricscotland.com/burns/mouse.html The lines you quoted are the translation of Scottish vernacular/celtic.


A sentence with the word awry?

All my carefully layed plans have gone awry and are not going as I have intended.


The best laid plans Of Mice and Men often go awry?

The words are from "To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough" written by Robert Burns in 1785. The original text isThe best-laid schemes o' mice an' menGang aft agley,(Scots)"of Mice and Men" is the name of John Steinbeck's novel which comes from this poem.

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