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2021.09.13 13:42

Idiom of the Day

“Don’t bite the hand that feeds you”

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idiom is a wise warning to others to use common sense. If you “bite the hand that feeds you,” you are hurting someone who is trying to help you. So, the person helping you will now stop because you hurt them. This expression is commonly stated about your boss at work, who has the power to fire you from your job. “The boss is a jerk, but do not bite the hand that feeds you.”
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  • 2021.09.13 13:46

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    Thank you for posting this! There is same meaning in korea, 은혜를 원수로 갚는다.
  • Sou Lay 2021.09.13 14:10

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    Thank you for your sentence it is meaning so good.
  • USER1 2021.09.13 14:32

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    ‏‪Who said Don't bite the hand that feeds you?‬ ‏‪One of the first print uses of this phrase was by political writer Edmund Burke in the 1700s: Having looked to government for bread, on the first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them.‬
  • USER1 2021.09.13 14:35

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    Edmund Burke Burke was a proponent of underpinning virtues with manners in society and of the importance of religious institutions for the moral stability and good of the state.[3] These views were expressed in his A Vindication of Natural Society. He criticised the actions of the British government towards the American colonies, including its taxation policies. Burke also supported the rights of the colonists to resist metropolitan authority, although he opposed the attempt to achieve independence. He is remembered for his support for Catholic emancipation, the impeachment of Warren Hastings from the East India Company, and his staunch opposition to the French Revolution
  • Reham 2021.09.13 14:35

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    In Egypt we say (بتعض الإيد اللي أتمدتلك)
  • Jennifer Blossom 2021.09.13 14:51

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    very useful, thanks in advance 🌹
  • ...... 2021.09.13 15:39

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    Thank you so much for sharing 🌹🌹🌹
  • Homam 2021.09.13 17:36

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    Thanks that's a good idom Especially your parents and who was taking care of you a long time and he puts the trust on you .
  • Yulia Kundeleva 2021.09.13 20:43

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    In russian you would say "don't spit in the well"
  • USER1 2021.09.13 22:43

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    The war song, "Don't Bite the Hand That's Feeding You," was aimed at convincing immigrants of the importance of staying loyal to the United States during World War I. The song was composed by Jimmie Morgan and the lyrics were written by Thomas Hoier. The piece was published in New York in 1915 by Leo Feist.
  • Scott Cecil Allen 2021.09.14 12:21

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    @ What does this literally translate to? Sometimes the words are not the same, but the meaning is still the same.
  • 2021.09.14 15:03

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    @Scott Cecil Allen the meaning of "은혜를 원수로 갚는다"? That means "returns evil for good

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