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biglouis Mon 26-Feb-24 01:02:45

Carried over from last thread:-

Rome wasnt built in a day

Day

JamesandJon33 Mon 26-Feb-24 02:02:09

Every dog has its day

Dog

crazyH Mon 26-Feb-24 21:27:25

A barking dog never bites

Bite/bites

biglouis Tue 27-Feb-24 02:10:47

To bite off more than you can chew

Chew

JamesandJon33 Tue 27-Feb-24 09:47:30

Chew the fat.

Fat

Grandyma Tue 27-Feb-24 10:38:03

Living off the fat of the land

Land

nanna8 Tue 27-Feb-24 10:43:47

Land of hope and Glory

Glory

biglouis Tue 27-Feb-24 11:57:27

Go out in a blaze of glory

Blaze

Gwyllt Tue 27-Feb-24 15:45:49

The garden is a blaze of colour

Garden

crazyH Tue 27-Feb-24 16:44:28

All gardens look the same in Winter

Winter

AGAA4 Tue 27-Feb-24 16:53:05

Walking in a winter wonderland.

Walk/walking

biglouis Tue 27-Feb-24 20:09:02

Walking on egg shells

Egg/s

valdavi Tue 27-Feb-24 20:21:33

Can't make an omlette without breaking eggs

Breaking / break

crazyH Tue 27-Feb-24 20:59:31

The straw that broke the camel’s back

Straw

Gwyllt Tue 27-Feb-24 23:06:49

A drowning man will grasp at a straw

Drowning

AGAA4 Wed 28-Feb-24 08:41:26

A drowning man will clutch at a straw.

Straw

AGAA4 Wed 28-Feb-24 08:42:52

Sorry!
A drowning man will drag you down if you let him.

Man

JamesandJon33 Wed 28-Feb-24 09:08:39

Manners maketh man

Manners

biglouis Wed 28-Feb-24 09:10:13

Good manners cost nothing

Cost

crazyH Wed 28-Feb-24 14:44:13

It costs nothing to be kind

Kind

biglouis Sat 02-Mar-24 11:24:10

Being kind is giving even when it seems like you have nothing to give.

Give

Ali08 Sat 02-Mar-24 11:51:18

The lord giveth and the lord taketh away. (He was obviously an Indian giver).

Away.

AGAA4 Sat 02-Mar-24 15:46:11

A far away look

Look

JamesandJon33 Sat 02-Mar-24 16:58:14

Look before you leap

Leap

Gwyllt Sat 02-Mar-24 18:52:14

To leap to one’s feet

Feet