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Proverbs containing the word Call

He who pays the piper calls the tune

In olden days music for dancing on the village green and in other rural surrounding was provided by strolling musicians. Of course these pipers... Read more →

The pot called the kettle black

A person tends to blame another for the faults he has himself. The soot from an open fire blackens the kooking utensils placed upon it, and the... Read more →

Call no man happy till he is dead

This cynical proverb suggests that life is bound to be so bad that no living person can ever be happy.

Call a spade a spade

Speaking plainly and to the point, saying exactly what you mean and using the simplest terms. In Arnold Bennet's novel, The Card, published  in... Read more →