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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.
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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.
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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.
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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.
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backseat driverBy extension, anybody offering unsolicited or unwelcome advice.
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bum steerBad advice, regardless of intention.
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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.
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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.
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pearl of wisdomA succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept.
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word to the wiseA piece of advice.
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