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1032 Portuguese Proverbs.



1. "It is nothing -- they are only thrashing my husband."

2. "What is marriage, mother?" "Child, it is spinning, having children, making money, and weeping.

3. A bad knife cuts one's finger instead of the stick.. Portuguese Proverb. A bad knife cuts one's finger instead of the stick.

4. A bad neighbor will give you a needle with no thread.. Portuguese Proverb. A bad neighbor will give you a needle with no thread.

5. A barking dog was never a good hunter.. Portuguese Proverb. A barking dog was never a good hunter.

6. A barley corn is better than a diamond to a cock.. Portuguese Proverb. A barley corn is better than a diamond to a cock.

7. A beard lathered is half shaved.. Portuguese Proverb. A beard lathered is half shaved.

8. A beard once washed is half shaven.. Portuguese Proverb. A beard once washed is half shaven.

9. A beggar's wallet is never full.. Portuguese Proverb. A beggar's wallet is never full.

10. A bird in the hand is more worth than two flying.. Portuguese Proverb. A bird in the hand is more worth than two flying.

11. A bustling mother makes a slothful daughter.. Portuguese Proverb. A bustling mother makes a slothful daughter.

12. A busy mother makes slothful daughters.. Portuguese Proverb. A busy mother makes slothful daughters.

13. A capon eight months old is fit for a king's table.. Portuguese Proverb. A capon eight months old is fit for a king's table.

14. A cat that has been scalded is afraid of cold water.. Portuguese Proverb. A cat that has been scalded is afraid of cold water.

15. A cat that is hidden with its tail showing.. Portuguese Proverb. A cat that is hidden with its tail showing.

16. A contented ass enjoys a long life.. Portuguese Proverb. A contented ass enjoys a long life.

17. A dead man does not speak.. Portuguese Proverb. A dead man does not speak.

18. A dog bitten by a snake is afraid of sausages.. Portuguese Proverb. A dog bitten by a snake is afraid of sausages.

19. A dog in the manger, that neither eats nor lets others eat.. Portuguese Proverb. A dog in the manger, that neither eats nor lets others eat.

20. A dog that has been bitten by a snake, fears the sausage.. Portuguese Proverb. A dog that has been bitten by a snake, fears the sausage.

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