Gefahr macht stumm.

Does this mean “dumb” as in “silent” and not “stupid”? If so, actually saying “silent” might be better because the first place my mind goes when I hear the word “dumb” is not “silent” but rather “stupid”.

Ugh, whats the english translation they’re using?

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Oh, sorry, they are translating this in English as “Danger makes dumb.”

Ugh, yes, either of these translations is a bit off. The meaning of stumm and stupid doesn’t correlate at all so your proposal would be better.

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Thanks! I’ll see about updating this on Tatoeba next time it comes up in my lessons.

It looks like someone else has already added “Danger makes mute.” as a translation, perhaps it’s slightly better?