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    What do the following idioms mean: The squealy wheel gets the oil; Keep your head in a crisis; and Fish and visitors smell in 3 days?

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    Re: Idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Lashea13 View Post
    What do the following idioms mean: The squealy wheel gets the oil; Keep your head in a crisis; and Fish and visitors smell in 3 days?

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    The first one is the squeaky wheel gets the grease. A person who remains quiet won't get as much as attention as someone who complains.

    One who remains calm (keeps his head) is more likely to think clearly.

    The person who compared visitors to smelly fish was saying that while visitors won't smell (hopefully) they will, after a certain length of time, like3 smelly fish, be something you will want to be rid of.


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