Sentence Examples


  • At the time, we felt so infallible in our rightness we grabbed the proverbial bull by the horns exposing ourselves to a wealth of trouble.
  • In spite of the aforementioned snags, life was a proverbial bucket of roses.
  • Dean just smiled, wondering how Ginger and Joseph would know where brother and sister-in-law were if they themselves hadn't lied like the proverbial rug and done the exact same thing as the pair they were accusing.
  • But much as he hated to do so, it was time to eat the proverbial crow and make peace.
  • As the proverbial whistle.

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