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PROVERBIAL PHRASES
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To take one down a peg or two.
      - Proverb

To take one foot out the mire and put the other into it.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To take one up before he is down.
      - Proverb

To take opportunity by the forelock.
      - Proverb, (French, Spanish)

To take out a burning coal with another's hand.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To take the bull by the horns.
      - Proverb

To take the chestnuts out of the fire with the cat's paw.
      - Proverb, (French)

To take the gilt off the gingerbread.
      - Proverb

To take the law into one's own hands.
      - Proverb

To take the rough with the smooth.
      - Proverb

To take the will for the deed.
      - Proverb

To take the wind out of one's sails.
      - Proverb

To take to your heels.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To take two boars in one thicket.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To take Villadiego's boots.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To tell tales out of school.
      - Proverb

To thrash one's jacket.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To throw a sprat to catch a whale.
      - Proverb

To throw dust in one's eyes.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To throw good money after bad.
      - Proverb

To throw oil on flames.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To throw oil on the fire.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

To throw pearls before swine.
      - Proverb

To throw the halter after the ass.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

To throw the helve after the hatchet.
      - Proverb, (French, Spanish)

To throw the rope after the bucket.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

To throw the stone and conceal the hand.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To throw up a feather in the air, and see where it falls.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To tread softly like a thief.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To turn an honest penny.
      - Proverb

To turn cat in pan.
      - Proverb

To turn fishmonger on Easter-eve.
      - Proverb, (French)

To turn over a new leaf.
      - Proverb

To turn things upside down.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To undo crosses in a straw loft (i.e. to part all the straws that they may not lie crosswise; to be over nice).
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

To unite that which cannot be united. To attempt an impossibility.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To untie the knot. [To solve a difficulty.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To use his own beast to fetch home evil. [To be the author of his own misery.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To wake a sleeping lion.
      - Proverb

To wash a blackamoor white.
      - Proverb, (Dutch, Greek)

To wash dirty linen in public.
      - Proverb

To wash the Ethiopian. [Labour in vain.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To wear one's heart upon one's sleeve.
      - Proverb

To wear the breeches.
      - Proverb

To wear the willow.
      - Proverb

To weep at the tomb of a stepmother. [Hypocrisy.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To wet one's whistle.
      - Proverb

To whip the air.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To whiten ivory with ink. To spoil nature by art.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

To whiten two walls from the same lime-pot.
      - Proverb, (Latin)


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