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Proverbs containing the word Master

No man can serve two masters

A man with two employers cannot be faithful to both. Nor can a man support two conflicting causes. The source is Matthew, vi, 24: 'No man can... Read more →

Like master, like man

Here 'man' means 'servant' or 'workman'. If the master is a good employer, the man is a good employee – and vice versa. 'Like mistress, like... Read more →

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 →