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List of English Proverbs - F


A range of English Proverbs with explanation.  Listed in alphabetical order by phrase.
This page contains English Proverb that starts with letter F. 

1.  Familiarity breeds contempt.
Explanation: We value least the things which are most familiar.
2. Full cup, steady hand.
Explanation: Used specially to caution against spoiling a comfortable or otherwise happy situation by a careless action.
3.  Fire is a good servant, but a bad master.
Explanation: Acknowledging that fire is both essential for living and potentially destructive.
4.  Fine feathers make fine birds
Explanation: Beautiful clothes confer beauty or style on the wearer.

5. Forewarmed is forearmed.
Explanation: If one has been warned in advance about a problem one can make preparations for dealing with it.

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