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1: Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.
states that:

2: Take us as you find us.
declares that:

3: Tall oaks grow from little acorns.
said to mean that:

4: Tarred with the same brush.
describes :

5: Tastes differ.
said to mean that:

6: Tell tales out of school.
said when:

7: Tell that to the marines.
used when:

8: That cock won’t fight.
describes :

9: That’s a horse of another colour.
said for :

10: That’s where the shoe pinches!
expresses that:

11: The age of miracles is past
used when:

12: The apple never falls far from the tree.
declares that :

13: The beggar may sing before the thief.
said to mean that:

14: The best advice is found on the pillow.
used to say that:

15: The best fish swim near the bottom.
means that:

16: The best helping hand is at the end of your sleeve.
states that:

17: The best is the enemy of the good.
means that:

18: the best of both worlds
expression said when:

19: The best of friends must part.
indicates that:

20: The best of men are but men at best.
meaning that:

21: The best things in life are free.
question:

22: The bleating of the kid excites the tiger.
means that:

23: The bread never falls but on its buttered side.
suggests that:

24: The buck stops here
said to mean:

25: The busiest men have the most leisure.
suggests that:

26: The buyer has need of a hundred eyes, the seller but one.
indicates that:

27: The cap fits.
said to mean that:

28: The caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf who keeps the caribou strong.
said to mean that:

29: The cat would eat fish and would not wet her paws.
said to mean that:

30: The city for wealth, the country for health
used to say that:

31: The cobbler should stick to his last.
said to mean that:

32: The cobbler’s wife is the worst shod.
indicating that:

33: The company makes the feast
proposes that:

34: The cowl does not make the monk
signifies that:

35: The darkest hour is just before the dawn.
hoping that :

36: The darkest place is under the candlestick.
said to mean that:

37: The devil can quote scriptures for his ownh ends
said to mean that:

38: The devil finds work for idle hands to do
suggests that:

39: The devil has the best tunes
said when:

40: The devil is in the details
indicates that:

41: The devil is not so black as he is painted.
said for :

42: The devil knows many things because he is old.
said to mean that:

43: The devil looks after his own.
suggests that:

44: The devil lurks behind the cross.
suggests that:

45: The devil's children have the Devil's luck
points out that :

46: The die is cast.
said to mean that:

47: The dog returns to its vomit
means that:

48: The dogs bark, but the caravan goes on.
said for :

49: The Dutch have taken Holland.
responce to :

50: The early bird catches the worm.
advices to:

51: The early man never borrows from the late man
suggests that:

52: The end crows the work
means that:

53: The end justifies the means.
suggests that:

54: The enemy of my enemy is my friend
:

55: The exception proves the rule.
used to mean that:

56: The eye of the master does more work than both his hands
states that:

57: The eyes are the window of the soul
suggests that:

58: The face is the index of the mind.
meaning that:

59: The fat is in the fire.
used to mean that:

60: The first blow is half the battle.
said to mean that:

61: The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean
meaning that:

62: The furthest way about is the nearest way home.
used to say that:

63: The game is not worth the candle..
meaning:

64: The Gods send nuts to those who have no teeth
said about:

65: The golden age was never the present age,
suggests that:

66: The good is the enemy of the best.
declares that:

67: The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
means that:

68: The greater the sinner, the greater the saint
suggests that:

69: The greater the truth, the greater the libel
meaning that:

70: The grey mare is the better horse
suggests that:

71: The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world
suggests that:

72: The harder the storm, the sooner it’s over,
encouraging :

73: The higher the ape goes, the more he shows his tail.
is said for:

74: The labourer is worthy of his hire
states that:

75: The last drop makes the cup run over.
said to mean that:

76: The last straw breaks the camel’s back.
indicates that:

77: The longest way round is the shortest way home.
suggests that:

78: The man who has once been bitten by a snake fears every piece of rope.
means that:

79: The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
meaning:

80: The mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding fine.
meaning that:

81: The moon does not heed the barking of dogs.
is said for:

82: The more the merrier.
expression meaning that :

83: The more you get the more you want
refers to:

84: The morning sun never lasts a day.
signifies:

85: The mother of mischief is no bigger than a midge's wing
meaning that:

86: The mountains are high, and the emperor is far away
suggests that:

87: The nail that sticks up gets hammered down
suggests that:

88: The nearer the bone, the sweeter the flesh.
used to say that:

89: The nearer the church, the farhter form God
suggests that:

90: The opera isn't over till the fat lady sings.
suggests that:

91: The pitcher goes often to the well but is broken at last.
meaning:

92: The pot calls the kettle black.
said for :

93: The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
said to mean that:

94: The quarrel of lovers is the renewal of love,
suggests that:

95: the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong
suggests that:

96: The rain falls on the just and the unjust alike.
used for:

97: The receiver is as bad as the thief.
said to mean that:

98: The remedy is worse than the disease.
used to express that:

99: The rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter,
states that:

100: The rotten apple injures its neighbours.
said to mean that:

101: The same fire that melts the butter hardens the egg.
states that:

102: The sea refuses no river,
a very old sailor's saying:

103: The shoemaker’s child always goes barefoot,
said for :

104: The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
said when:

105: The tailor makes the man.
suggests that:

106: The thin end of the wedge
said for :

107: The tongue of idle persons is never idle.
used to mean that:

108: The truth is in the wine.
suggests that:

109: The used key is always bright
suggests that:

110: The voice of one man is the voice of no one.
used to say that:

111: The way to hell is paved with good intentions.
used to say that:

112: The wind cannot be caught in a net.
said for :

113: The wolf changes his coat, not his nature.
suggests that:

114: The work shows the workman.
said to mean that:

115: There are lees to every wine.
meaning:

116: There are more ways of killing a cat than by choking it with cream
meaning that:

117: There are more ways to the wood than one.
said to mean that:

118: There are no birds in last year's nest.
implies that:

119: There are plenty more fish in the sea
used as:

120: There are two sides to every question.
meaning that:

121: There is a place for everything, and everything in its place.
expression meaning that :

122: There is a reason in the roasting of eggs
declares that :

123: There is always a first time
encourages :

124: There is always one who kisses, and one who turns thw cheek.
suggests that:

125: There is always something new out of Africa.
expresses that:

126: There is luck in leisure
advices:

127: There is many a good cock come out of a tattered bag.
meaning that:

128: There is many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
suggests that:

129: There is many a slip between cup and lip.
suggests that:

130: There is measure in all things
suggests that:

131: There is more than one way to kill a cat.
expression meaning that :

132: There is no accounting for tastes.
declares that:

133: There is no fire without smoke.
meaning that:

134: There is no fool like an old fool
suggests that:

135: There is no little enemy.
said to mean that:

136: There is no place like home.
expression meaning that :

137: There is no smoke without fire.
meaning:

138: There is no such thing as a free lunch
suggests that:

139: There is no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes.
emphasizes :

140: There is none so blind as those who will not see.
means that:

141: There is nothing new under the sun
suggests that:

142: There is nowt so queer as folk
suggests that:

143: There’s a remedy for everything, except death,
implies that:

144: There’s safety in numbers,
:

145: They are hand and glove.
expresses that:

146: Things past cannot be recalled.
said to mean that:

147: Think today and speak tomorrow.
said to mean:

148: Those who play at bowls must look out for rubbers
said to mean that:

149: Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.
used to mean that:

150: Time and tide wait for no man.
used to mean that:

151: Time cures all things.
meaning that:

152: Time is money.
meaning that:

153: Time is the great healer.
suggests that:

154: To add fuel to the fire.
said for :

155: To agree like two cats in a gutter
said to mean that:

156: To angle with a silver hook.
is said when:

157: To be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth.
phrase that describes:

158: To be head over ears in debt.
expression meaning:

159: To be in one’s birthday suit.
expression meaning:

160: To be up to the ears in love.
expression meaning:

161: To beat about the bush.
said when:

162: To beat the air.
expression meaning:

163: To bring grist to somebody’s mill.
said when:

164: To build a fire under someone.
meaning:

165: To buy a pig in a poke.
idiom meaning that:

166: To call a spade a spade.
Say something :

167: To call off the dogs.
said to mean:

168: To carry coals to Newcastle.
said when:

169: To cast prudence to the winds.
said when:

170: To come away none the wiser.
said when:

171: To come off with a whole skin.
said when:

172: To come off with flying colours.
said for :

173: To come out dry.
said when:

174: To come out with clean hands.
said for :

175: To cook a hare before catching him.
said when:

176: To cry with one eye and laugh with the other.
said when:

177: To draw in your horns.
used to say that:

178: To draw water in a sieve.
meaning:

179: To drop a bucket into an empty well.
said to mean:

180: To err is human, to forgive is devine
suggests that:

181: To fiddle while Rome is burning.
said when:

182: To fight with one’s own shadow.
said when:

183: To find a mare’s nest.
meaning:

184: To fish in troubled waters.
said when:

185: To flog a dead horse.
said when :

186: To get out of bed on the wrong side.
said when:

187: To go for wool and come home shorn.
said when:

188: To go through fire and water.
said to mean:

189: To have a finger in the pie.
meaning:

190: To have rats in the attic.
said for :

191: To kick against the pricks.
said when:

192: To kill two birds with one stone.
said when:

193: To know all is to forgive all
meaning that:

194: To know on which side one’s bread is buttered.
meaning:

195: To know what’s what.
meaning:

196: To lay by for a rainy day.
meaning:

197: To lead a cat and dog life
said when:

198: To live from hand to mouth.
said when:

199: To lock the stable-door after the horse is stolen.
meaning:

200: To look for a needle in a haystack.
said for :

201: To love somebody (or something) as the devil loves holy water.
is used :

202: To make both ends meet.
said when:

203: To make the air blue.
said when:

204: To make the cup run over.
said when:

205: To measure other people’s corn by your own bushel.
meaning:

206: To pay one back in one’s own coin.
meaning that:

207: To plough the sand.
said when:

208: To pour water into a sieve.
said when:

209: To pull the chestnuts out of the fire for somebody.
meaning:

210: To pull the devil by the tail.
expression meaning that :

211: to put a cat among pigeons
said when:

212: To put a spoke in somebody’s wheel.
meaning:

213: To put off till Doomsday.
said to mean:

214: To put the cart before the horse.
said when:

215: To roll in money.
expression meaning:

216: To run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
said when:

217: To save one’s bacon.
used to say:

218: To send owls to Athens
said to mean:

219: To set the wolf to keep the sheep.
said when:

220: To stick to somebody like a leech.
meaning:

221: To strain at a gnat and swallow a camel.
used for:

222: To take the bull by the horns.
meaning:

223: To teach the dog to bark.
used when:

224: To the pure all things are pure,
suggests that:

225: To throw dust in somebody’s eyes.
meaning:

226: To throw straws against the wind.
said to mean:

227: To treat somebody with a dose of his own medicine.
meaning:

228: To use a steam-hammer to crack nuts.
said when:

229: To wash one’s dirty linen in public.
said when:

230: To wear one’s heart upon one’s sleeve.
said for :

231: To work with the left hand.
is used:

232: Too many cooks spoil the broth.
said when:

233: Too much knowledge makes the head bald.
means that:

234: Too much of a good thing is good for nothing.
means that:

235: Too much water drowned the miller .
means that:

236: Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
expresses that:

237: True blue will never stain.
is meaning that:

238: True coral needs no painter’s brush
meaning that:

239: Truth is stranger than fiction.
suggests that:

240: Truth lies at the bottom of a well.
means that:

241: Two blacks do not make a white.
expresses that:

242: Two boys are half a boy, and three boys are no boy at all.
said to mean that:

243: Two heads are better than one.
means that:

244: Two is company, but three is none.
expresses that:

245: Two is company, three is a crowd
said when: