“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” – Harry S Truman, President of the United States, 1884 – 1972

  • stand – tolerate


“Discretion is the better part of valour.” It is wiser to be cautious than excessively courageous.

  • valourcourage in the face of danger, especially in battle


To take a rain check – to decline a present offer, intending to accept it in the future.

  • Do you feel like playing a game of squash?” “No, I’ll take a rain check. I’ve got to get home early tonight.”

squasha very fast sport played using a racket


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