a nod is as good as a wink (to a blind horse )


a nod is as good as a wink (to a blind horse )
a buen entendedor (pocas palabras bastan)

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  • a nod’s as good as a wink to a blind horse — A fanciful assertion, often abbreviated as in quot. 1822, that the slightest hint is enough to convey one’s meaning in the case. 1794 W. GODWIN Caleb Williams I. viii. Say the word; a nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse. 1822 B. MALKIN Gil… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • A Nod Is as Good as a Wink... to a Blind Horse — Infobox Album | Name = A Nod Is as Good as a Wink... to a Blind Horse Type = Album Artist = Faces Released = 1971 Recorded = March 1971 Genre = Rock Length = 36:08 Label = Warner Bros. Producer = Faces and Glyn Johns Reviews = * Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • a nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse — ► a nod s as good as a wink to a blind horse said to convey that a hint or suggestion has been understood without the need of further explanation. Main Entry: ↑nod …   English terms dictionary

  • nod's as good as a wink — (UK) A nod s as good as a wink is a way of saying you have understood something that someone has said, even though it was not said directly.  The full phrase (sometimes used in the UK ) is a nod s as good as a wink to a blind horse …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • nod — ► VERB (nodded, nodding) 1) lower and raise one s head slightly and briefly in greeting, assent, or understanding, or as a signal. 2) let one s head fall forward when drowsy or asleep. 3) (nod off) informal fall asleep. 4) make a mistake due to a …   English terms dictionary

  • good — see if you can’t be good, be careful a good beginning makes a good ending there’s many a good cock come out of a tattered bag no good deed goes unpunished he is a good dog who goes to church the good die young …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • horse — see you can take a horse to the water, but you can’t make him drink don’t change horses in mid stream England is the paradise of women, the hell of horses, and the purgatory of servants never look a gift horse in the mouth a good horse cannot be… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • blind — see there’s none so blind as those who will not see when the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch a blind man’s wife needs no paint in the country of the blind, the one eyed man is king a deaf husband and a blind wife are always a …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Good Boys... When They're Asleep — Infobox Album | Name = Good Boys... When They re Asleep Type = Compilation album Artist = Faces Released = August 17, 1999 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = Label = Rhino Records Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • nod — noun see a nod’s as good as a wink to a blind horse verb see Homer sometimes nods …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • wink — see a nod’s as good as a wink to a blind horse …   Proverbs new dictionary


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