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You can't love Thetis and Galatea at the same time.

You cannot catch a fox with a bait.

You cannot catch old birds with chaff.

You cannot have all you wish for.

You compare the bee to the grasshopper!

You compare the moorhen to the I swan.

You compare the tortoise to the hare.

You count the sand.

You give hay to the dog and bones to the ass.

You give the wolf the wether to keep.

You have come too late for the feast.

You have got your feet out of the mire.

You have hit the nail on the head.

You have hit the point exactly.

You have left the sheep with the wolf for safe custody.

You have spoilt the wine by adding water to it.

You have to separate the chaff from the wheat.

You hold an eel by the tail. [You are dealing with a slippery fellow.]

You keep making that face and it'll stay that way.

You know not what the evening may bring with it.

You let the cat out of the bag.

You make an elephant of a mouse.

You may as well talk to the sea-shore.

You may judge a man by his countenance.

You may judge of a man by his remarks.