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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.Rate it:

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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.Rate it:

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backseat driverBy extension, anybody offering unsolicited or unwelcome advice.Rate it:

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bum steerBad advice, regardless of intention.Rate it:

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don't try to teach grandma how to suck eggsDon't presume to give advice to those who are more experienced.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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hurler on the ditchAn opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.Rate it:

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pearl of wisdomA succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept.Rate it:

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swim upstreamTo opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler or safer alternative is available; to make an unwise decision against sound advice.Rate it:

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take to heartTo take something seriously; to internalize or live according to something (e.g. advice.)Rate it:

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turn toTo consult for advice.Rate it:

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word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:

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