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Proverbs containing the word Throw

Throw out a sprat to catch a mackerel

If we use a small fish as a bait, we shall shall catch a large one. It is worth sacrificing a little in order to gain a great deal more. A... Read more →

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones

The lesson this proverb teaches is that people whose own conduct is open to criticism should not criticise the conduct of other's who may... Read more →

Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water

In achieving your aim (of pouring away the bath water), make sure you don't do something else (pouring away the baby) that more than cancels out... Read more →