Chase the hare around the blackberry bush- this won't end well and you know it won't end well so don't even try it.
Tell the bees - notifying the insects of a good news or bad new in the family so that the bees could share in the joy or mourning.
Acting a fawn - being shy.
lil imp - when someone is being mischievous.
Trust the trees - have faith.
Bees in the brain - you're being dumb.
Run the rabbit round the rose bush - if it sounds to good to be true then it is.
All bone and brimstone - very bad news
Knock on wood - hope the good spirits in trees keep you safe.
A cat may look a king - a person is not what they seem.
The vixen's bite is always right - always trust your instincts.
Don't be a dillweed - don't be a jerk.
A watched pot never boils - take your mind off things, time will pass anyway.
Don't be a honey badger - don't be badger/bug others.
Sweetest tongue has sharpest tooth - beware that person might seem sweet but they aren't.
As fit as a butcher's dog - doing very well.
Wise as a witch's cat - very smart.
That's a rat king if I ever saw one - that person is no good.
Don't sell me the devil's dog - don't lie to me.
Seeing snakes - being in extreme fear.
By hook or by crook - any means necessary.
Like a bluebells kiss - something or someone who is good or sweet.
Did you kindle the brindle cat? - did you do something foolish?
Oh my stars - another form of " oh my "
May the bees bless - wish us luck
You worry me like a wasp - you worry me a lot.
Ask the angels - I don't have your answers.
Only the green knows - only the earth divine know.
The grims growling - something bad is happening.
Even good seeds can make deadly weeds - even good intentions can end badly.
Best be a rabbit - be humble and kind hearted.
Screwed the redcap - you really messed up.
Muttering/mutter to the moths - being very quiet.
Humble bumbles never fumble - best to be humble instead of prideful.
Jump the candle/sun - being foolish
Tell it to the crickets - I don't wanna hear it.
Red ring promise - keep your promises.
Cry to the moon - it's okay to be upset.
Head in the hollows - overthinking
When it's written in a web - I don't believe you.
Inspiring latin phrases
Dum Spiro, Spero : while I breathe, I hope.
Carpe Diem : seize the day.
Carpe Noctem : seize the night.
Alis Propriis Volat : she flies with her own wings
Acta, Non Verba : actions, not words.
Discendo Discimus : by touching we learn.
Barba Tenus Sapientes : wise as far as his beard.
Brutum Fulmen : senseless threat.
Felix Culpa : happy fault.
Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit : from nothing comes nothing.
Audere est Facere : to do is to dare.
Semper Fidelis : Always faithful.
Amor Omnia Vincit : Love conquers all.
Bona Fide : with good faith.
latin phrases i’ve stumbled across & fallen in love w/
“alis volat propriis” — she flies with her own wings
“aut inveniam viam aut faciam” — i shall either find a way, or make one
“helluo librorum” — basically a bookworm
“veni, vidi, vici” — i came, i saw, i conquered
“sic mundus creatus est” — thus the world was created
“ars longa, vita brevis” — art is long, life i￼s short
“in libras, libertas” — in books, freedom
<3 (also keep in mind — the v is pronounced like a w)
Some idioms and phrases you should know about part I
Salt of the earth: a very good or worthy person.
Gut-wrenching: making you feel very upset or worried.
Make a spectacle of yourself: to do something that makes you look stupid and attracts people's attention.
Pass muster: be accepted as adequate or satisfactory.
Putty in someone's hands: easily influenced by someone else, excessively willing to do what someone else wishes.
Look before you leap: carefully consider the possible consequences before taking action.
Set the wheels in motion : to do something that will cause a series of actions to start.
Off the books: without being included on official records.
A long Haul: something that takes a lot of time and energy.
An end in itself: a goal that is pursued in it's own right to the exclusion of others.
Night owl: a person who prefers to be awake late at night.
Kick the Bucket: to die.
Alter Ego: a person's secondary or alternative personality immediately or extremely quickly; at once.
Freak of Nature: something or someone that is unusual, rare, or abnormal in some way / To avoid attracting attention to yourself.
Real quick, the phrase "treated with kid gloves," which implies something was handled delicately, is not referring to children's gloves. It is referring to gloves made with leather from baby goats. They are used to handle delicate objects without damaging or marring them because it is a very soft, flexible leather.
“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”