Thursday, February 24, 2011

Source: Water and Language

  • In deep water. 
  • Water under the bridge.
  • Still waters run deep.
  • Hell or high water.
  • Blood is thicker than water.
  •  Taking on water.
  • You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
  • Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.
  • A fish out of water.
  • Don't make waves.
  • Don't throw the baby out with the bath water.
  • Wet behind the ears.
  • The drop that makes a vase overflow.
  • Drowning in a glass of water.
  • To be in hot water.
  • Filthy water cannot be washed. 
  • How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • “It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man.”
  • “Water is the driving force of all nature.” ~ Leonardo daVinci
  • When it rains, it pours.
  • Walking on water. 
  • Water doesn't run uphill.   
  • Watered down.
  • As uneasy as a cat near water.
  • Plain as water.
  • Makes your mouth water.
  • Muddy the water.
  • Like a duck out of water. 
  • Just a drop in the bucket. 
  • Hewers of wood and drawers of water.
  • He has his head in the clouds.
  • Get your feet wet.
  • Every path has its puddle. 
  • Either you sink or you swim.

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