'You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar' Meaning
What does the saying 'You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar' mean?
Meaning: This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Sprat to catch a mackerel
- Full of piss and vinegar
- Drop like flies
- Catch hell
- Catch some z's
- Set a thief to catch a thief
- Catch someone on the hop
- Catch as catch can
- As the crow flies
- Catch someone red-handed
- Don't catch your chickens before they're hatched
- Time flies
- Vinegar tits
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