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as the proverb goes

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  • as the saying goes — adverb Used before or after saying an apt proverb, adage, cliché etc. The neighborhood, to our ears, seemed haunted by approaching footsteps; and what between the dead body of the captain on the parlor floor, and the thought of that detestable… …   Wiktionary

  • as the saying goes — as the proverb says, as the phrase goes (directs to some kind of familiar wisdom or aphorism that tries to use folk wisdom in support of a present occurrence) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogs bark, but the caravan goes on — Quot. 1956 is a humorous inversion of the proverb. In most instances of this proverb, caravan is in its original sense of ‘a company of people travelling together in the desert’, but quot. 1956 uses the ‘mobile home’ sense. 1891 J. L. KIPLING… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • as (or so) the saying goes (or is) — used to introduce a proverb, cliché, etc. → saying …   English new terms dictionary

  • The Perishers — was a British comic strip about a group of urban children and a dog. It began in the Daily Mirror in 1958 and was written for most of its life by Maurice Dodd (October 25, 1922 December 31, 2005). It was drawn by Dennis Collins until his… …   Wikipedia

  • the higher the monkey climbs the more he shows his tail — The further an unsuitable person is promoted, the more obvious his inadequacies become. In various more or less polite forms. c 1395 WYCLIF Bible (1850) Proverbs iii. 35 (gloss) The filthe of her foli aperith more, as the filthe of the hynd… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Proverb — Not to be confused with pro verb. For other uses, see Proverb (disambiguation). Chinese proverb. It says, Study till old, live till old, and there is still three tenths studying left to do. Meaning that no matter how old you are, there is still… …   Wikipedia

  • the pitcher will go to the well once too often — A warning against pushing one’s luck too far. Cf. early 14th cent. Fr. tant va pot a eve qu’il brise, the pot goes so often to the water that it breaks. 1340 Ayenbite of lnwit (EETS) 206 Zuo longe geth thet pot to the wetere: thet hit comth to… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • The Shining (film) — The Shining Theatrical release poster Directed by Stanley Kubrick Produced by Stanle …   Wikipedia

  • The Legend of the Condor Heroes — The Legend of Condor Heroes (zh tsp|t=射鵰英雄傳|s=射雕英雄传|p=shè diāo yīng xióng zhuàn) is one of the most acclaimed wuxia novels by Jinyong, first published in 1957 in Hong Kong Commercial Daily . This is the first novel of the Condor Trilogy . The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Baffled Knight — or Blow Away the Morning Dew is Child ballad 112 (Roud 11), existing in numerous variants. A version is recorded in Thomas Ravenscroft s Deuteromelia (1609) with a matching tune, making this one of the few early ballads for which there is extant… …   Wikipedia

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