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Proverbs containing the word Drowning

A drowning man will clutch at a straw

It is said that a drowning man will clutch at even the smallest thing to keep him afloat. Similarly a person in any desperate position will... Read more →

Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it

In this life we either have too little of what we do want, or too much of what we don't want or can't use. The same thought is to be found in... Read more →