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proverbs hunt in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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proverbs go in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1932, Bertrand Russell, Rate it:

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proverbs often come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.Rate it:

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run with the hare and hunt with the houndsTo support both sides of an argument.Rate it:

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snipe huntA prank in which a gullible victim is sent off on a fruitless search for a nonexistent item.Rate it:

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you can't run with the hare and hunt with the houndsYou can't have it both ways.Rate it:

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couple upTo get into pairs.Rate it:

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track downTo hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.Rate it:

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the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak(proverbs) For much as one wishes to achieve something, the frailties of the human body often make it impossible.Rate it:

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turkey shootA hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.Rate it:

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