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Proverbs containing the word Come

Don’t cross the bridge till you come to it

Don't worry about something before it has happened. Your fears may be groundless, for it may never happen.

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost

Here 'come home to roost' means 'recoil upon the originator', just as when a stone thrown up into the air comes down on the head of the thrower.... Read more →

Christmas comes but once a year

Because the Christmas festival comes only once a year, it is suggested that we ought to be tolerant and overlook people’s riotous behaviour -... Read more →

All’s fish that comes to the net

A professional fisherman can find some use for all the fish he pulls out of he sea, he cannot afford to be too particular. The proverb advises... Read more →

Take things as you find them

Adapt yourself to new surroundings or conditions. Another way of saying this is When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

All good things come to an end

Pleasures cannot go on for ever, for all things change, and The best of friends must part.

Take things as they come

Deal with things as they arise.

After a storm comes a calm

This optimistically suggests that, just as there is inevitably a calm after a storm, there must be something better after every piece of... Read more →

Easy come, easy go

Those who get money without effort usually squander it. 'Young Willis inherited ten thousand pounds less than two years ago, and now he hasn't a... Read more →