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What is it called when you search for something on the internet and end up looking for other and it goes in endless meander? [duplicate]

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What is the idiom, expression or proverb for 'If you let them use you once they will use you for life'?

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What is the idiom for the situation "If people-in-authority don't follow their own set rules then what can one expect from rest of us" [closed]

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Equivalent of "teri lal" a Hindi phrase which means "you are right" said sarcastically (but not actually meant) [closed]

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What is an idiom, phrase or expression for situation such as "throw a pigeon among cats"

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8 answers
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English equivalent of "To those you try to help, he says I am only right." [closed]

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An expression for you get stuck in small position in big places vs jump to big positions in small cities

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What do you call a person who mocks, ridicules makes fun of you but can't take a joke on themselves? [closed]

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4 answers
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English equivalent phrase for “To set a fire and also to go and extinguish it”

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What is the idiom/proverb for "the more you pressure someone they will run away from committing"?

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3 answers
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Is there a proverb for "Don't ask a mother how her child is, due to her motherly bond she would be most inclined to remark he is the best"

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Is there an English equal for hindi saying "Bandar ke Haath me ustra" or "Razor in hands of a monkey"

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Looking for equivalent of Indian saying " Apne gali mein kutta bhi sher hota hey" which means Every dog in his own territory is/becomes a lion

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What is a saying for "a bookish inexperience preaching the experienced"

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Looking for equivalent of Indian (Marathi) saying "Makdach ghar" which translates "Monkey's house"(never ready when you expect it should be)

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Pejorative word for events like ribbon-cutting ceremony, Association party & fests which are counterproductive activities for an organization

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Proverb/ expression/word for getting pepped up about stranger's cause

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Is there a proverb/idiom for "To be a lion among sheep rather than a sheep among lions"

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1 answer
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What would you call a person who does not understand who is his/her well wisher and who is their Ill-wisher?

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4 answers
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What's the adjective for the spoon when some one uses the spoon, scoops and licks it and then gives the same spoon to other

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1 answer
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Is there a proverb/saying or idiom for insiders are always treated badly and outsiders and guest are treated unfairly well

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Idiom for a person who gets owned/caught red handed for his mistake but shows as if nothing is wrong

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Is there any idiom/word for some one who kisses horizontally i.e. inter departmentally equals. but kicks any and all below him

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English equivalent phrase for "If left free, it runs and if leashed, it bites"

2 votes
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What is the idiom/proverb for "You have to fend for yourself, no one is going to come for our rescue"?

2 votes
1 answer
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An English idiom for the common Hindi phrase - 'Ulti Ganga Bahana'(as in Reverse The Flow Of the river Ganga)

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What do you call people who answer to the point? (irritatingly, annoyingly)

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2 answers
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Idiom for dismissing collegue's correction in first place, but heeding, acting upon when management says to do it

2 votes
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Idiom, proverb for "the closer the more expensive it is and the farther the cheaper it will be"

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What is the saying for when "early adaptors (first timers) always takes the hit" which is opposite of "early bird catches the worm"