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    belter99 is offline Newbie
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    What do these expressions mean? Any examples, please?
    "Nothing grows faster than a fish from the time he bites until he goes away."
    "Fishing stimulates the brain--also the imagination."
    "The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives."
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    The fishing metaphors refer to fishermen exaggerating (lying) about the size of the fish they caught.

    The other metaphor is a little too deep (and, unfortunately a little too true) for me to fully explain here.

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