Painting From The Year 1559 Contains Over 100 Proverbs We Still Use Today


  1. 11 To crap on the world. (To despise everything.)

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  2. 12 A pillar-biter. (A religious hypocrite.)

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  3. 13 To lead each other by the nose. (To fool each other.)

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  4. 14 To put a spoke in someone's wheel. (To throw a wrench in someone's plans.)

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  5. 15 To try to kill two flies with one stroke. (To kill two birds with one stone.)

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  6. 16 One shears sheep, the other shears pigs. (One has all the advantages, the other has none.)

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  7. 17 It depends on the fall of the cards. (Let the chips falls where they may.)

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  8. 18 Two fools under one hood. (Stupidity loves company.)

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  9. 19 To be pissing against the moon. (To be pissing into the wind.)

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  10. 20 He who has spilt his porridge cannot scrape it all up again. (Don't cry over spilt milk.)

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