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Proverbs containing the word Burn

Money burns a hole in the pocket

Some people spend their money so quickly that it seems as if it burns a hole in the pocket and drops out.

Burn not your house to fright the mouse away

Don’t take extreme measures to get rid of something quite trivial.

You cannot burn the candle at both ends

Dr Brewer explains this as follows: 'You cannot do two opposite things at one and the same time; you cannot exhaust your energies in one... Read more →