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Proverbs containing the word Jack

Every Jack must have his Jill

This consolatory proverb tells us that everyone gets a mate in the end. Jack and Jill here stand for man and woman.

A Jack of all trades is master of none

Here 'Jack' is a name for a general labourer, one who does odd jobs and can turn his hand to anything. A 'trade' in this sense is a occupation -... Read more →