bird-in-the-bush


bird-in-the-bush
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bird in the hand is worth two in the bush — A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush is a proverb meaning that it is better to have something that is certain than take a risk to get more, where you might lose everything …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • The Bush Baby — Infobox animanga/Header name = Bush Baby, Little Angel of the Grasslands caption = ja name = 大草原の小さな天使 ブッシュベイビー ja name trans = Daisougen no Chiisana Tenshi Busshubeibī genre = Adventure, DramaInfobox animanga/Anime title = director = Takayoshi… …   Wikipedia

  • bird in the hand is worth two in the bush (a) — Something we have, or can easily get, is more valuable than something we want that we may not be able to get; we shouldn t risk losing something sure by trying to get something that is not sure. A proverb. * /Johnny has a job as a paperboy, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bird in the hand is worth two in the bush (a) — Something we have, or can easily get, is more valuable than something we want that we may not be able to get; we shouldn t risk losing something sure by trying to get something that is not sure. A proverb. * /Johnny has a job as a paperboy, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bird\ in\ the\ hand\ is\ worth\ two\ in\ the\ bush — proverb Something we have, or can easily get, is more valuable than something we want that we may not be able to get; we shouldn t risk losing something sure by trying to get something that is not sure. Johnny has a job as a paperboy, but he… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bird in the hand is worth two in the bush —     A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush is a proverb meaning that it is better to have something that is certain than take a risk to get more, where you might lose everything.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush —    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush is a proverb meaning that it is better to have something that is certain than take a risk to get more, where you might lose everything …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • bird in the hand — phrasal Etymology: from the proverb “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush” : something assured or definite rather than the merely possible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird Flu-The Next Human Pandemic? — ▪ 2006       In 2005 an epidemic of a viral respiratory disease called bird flu (avian influenza) continued to devastate poultry farms in many countries. The epidemic, which began in 2003, had by the end of the year infected poultry in Cambodia,… …   Universalium

  • bird in the hand is worth two in the bush — it s best to go with what you have for certain then to wait for something better that you might never get …   English contemporary dictionary


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