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Proverbs containing the word Wood

Some people cannot see the wood for the trees

When we stand in the middle of a wood, we can see only the trees immediately around us, but we know that the wood is there, for if there were no... Read more →

Do not halloo till you are out of the wood

The old verb 'to halloo' meant 'to give a load exclamation'. Travellers lost in a forest were relieved and delighted when they found their way... Read more →