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Top 20 proverbs and popular expressions that mention animals

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Wise words connected to animals

Rated 43 points - posted 14 years ago by kris in category Other.
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‘Take the bull by the horns’ Report Abuse
36 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 1 comment
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Funny
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‘Curiosity killed the cat’ Report Abuse
35 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 3 comments
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Killed proverb is not good
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nice proverb
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good proverb
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‘Kill two birds with one stone’ Report Abuse
33 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 3 comments
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Nice
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What a good thought😊😊😊😊
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In Persian: one shot and two target
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‘Don’t count your chickens before they hatch’ Report Abuse
22 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 2 comments
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they are counted in the same way
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in persian=count chickens at the end of fall.
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‘The straw that broke the camel’s back’ Report Abuse
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‘He who lies with dogs, rises with fleas’ Report Abuse
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‘As mad as a fish’ Report Abuse
Common expression in Scotland; similar to mad as a hatter
19 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 1 comment
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He too
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‘Cat got your tongue?’ Report Abuse
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‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ Report Abuse
15 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 3 comments
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Nice proverbs
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I love this proverb!!👍🏻👍🏻😀
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Awesome proverb
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‘The early bird catches the worm’ Report Abuse
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‘What’s good for the goose is good for the gander’ Report Abuse
Circa 1670, a lesson in equality from way back then!
14 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 1 comment
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It is a lesson in inequality: the gander is not expected to aspire to more than what is good for the goose!
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‘A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush’ Report Abuse
Circa 1200s, this should perhaps be the proverb we learn most from in the current economic climate - ‘It’s risky to part with what you have in the uncertain hope of gaining more’
6 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 2 comments
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That's good one
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I like it
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‘Ants in your pants’ Report Abuse
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Meaning is : there were some 🐜 in my friend's frock
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In Persian: flea in your pants!
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‘As bald as a coot’ Report Abuse
Coots aren’t actually bald!
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‘Let sleeping dogs lie’ Report Abuse
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You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink Report Abuse
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‘It’s too late to close the stable door after the horse has bolted’ Report Abuse
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‘There are plenty more fish in the sea’ Report Abuse
Most of us will have been reminded of this one during one heartbreak or another!
-4 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 2 comments
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This is nice but do not add killed proverb.
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right
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‘Sick as a dog’ Report Abuse
-13 points - added 14 years ago by kris - 3 comments
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very nice
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wew
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yea that is good
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‘Drinks like a fish’ Report Abuse
Meaning someone who drinks heavily - never actually come across any alcoholic fish!
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