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Proverbs containing the word Bread

Don’t quarrel with your bread and butter

To quarrel with your bread and butter is the give up your job without sufficient reason, which is foolish. 'Our new manager's perfect pig!' said... Read more →

Bread is the staff of life

Here 'bread' refers to food in general, as in the Lord's Prayer ('Give us this day our daily bread') and 'staff' is something that serves as a... Read more →

Half a loaf is better than no bread

We should be thankful for what we receive, even though it is not so much as we had hoped for. I applied for a fortnight's holiday, but we're so... Read more →