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Proverbs containing the word Heel

One pair of heels is often worth two pairs of hands

Usage associates heels with running. To take to one's heels is to make a hasty departure. This proverb, therefore, means that it is often better... Read more →

Haste trips over its own heels

The more hurry we are in, the more likely we are to drop an egg on the floor or spill the milk. ‘Haste makes waste,’ runs the old saying,... Read more →