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Proverbs containing the word Dog

Barking dogs seldom bite

When a dog barks at you, this does not necessarily mean that he intends to bite you. He may be just exited or frightened of you. The proverb... Read more →

Give a dog a bad name and hang him

The phrase 'a bad name' means 'a bad reputation'. However untrue the charges may be, they may ruin a man's reputation and so 'hang him' - that... Read more →