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You don't have to put out the fire when all is burnt out.
      - (Norwegian) [Proverbs]

You don't put robbers to work in a bank.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

You don't show a fool a job half done.
      - (Hebrew) [Proverbs]

You give hay to the dog and bones to the ass.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You give the wolf the wether to keep.
      - [Proverbs]

You have a head and so has a pin.
      - [Proverbs]

You have broken my head and now you bring plaister.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

You have come too late for the feast.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You have debts, and make debts still; if you've not lied, lie you will.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

You have got your feet out of the mire.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You have hit the nail on the head.
      - [Proverbs]

You have hit the point exactly.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You have left the sheep with the wolf for safe custody.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You have lent and not recovered; and if recovered, not so much; and if so much, not such; and if such, a mortal enemy.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

You have many strings to your bow.
      - [Proverbs]

You have married a beauty? So much the worse for you.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

You have nobody to blame but yourself if you stumble more than once over the same stump.
      - [Proverbs]

You have spoilt the wine by adding water to it.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You have to separate the chaff from the wheat.
      - [Proverbs]

You have to take life as it happens, but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

You hold an eel by the tail. [You are dealing with a slippery fellow.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You keep making that face and it'll stay that way.
      - [Proverbs]

You know good manners, but you use but few.
      - [Proverbs]

You know not what the evening may bring with it.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You let the cat out of the bag.
      - [Proverbs]

You look for the horse you ride on.
      - (Russian) [Proverbs]

You made your bed, now lie in it.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

You make a mountain of a mole-hill.
      - [Proverbs]

You make an elephant of a mouse.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You may always find an opportunity in your sleeve, if you like.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
      - [Proverbs]

You may as well give a good beating as a bad one.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

You may as well talk to the sea-shore.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You may be a wise man though you can't make a watch.
      - [Proverbs]

You may call that your own which no one can take from you.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may cook in small pots aw well as in large ones.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may ding the deil into a wife, but you'll never ding him out of her.
      - [Proverbs]

You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may force a man to shut his eyes, but not to sleep.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may force an ox to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may gain by fair words what may fail you by angry ones.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may get something off a bone, but nothing off a stone.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You may go and shake your ears.
      - [Proverbs]

You may judge a man by his countenance.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You may judge of a man by his remarks.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You may keep yourself safe from fire, but not from a bad man.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

You may know a lion by his claw.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You may know by a handful the whole sack.
      - [Proverbs]

You may know by a penny how a shilling spends.
      - [Proverbs]

You may know the lion by his claw.
      - (French) [Proverbs]


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