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don't call the alligator big mouth meaning

Fisherman never says his fishes are stink. I dreamed an big alligator was chasing me and I was trying to climb up something but didn’t make it the alligator opened it’s large mouth to bite me but I kept it’s mouth wide opened with my hands and started screaming for my daddy and walked towards my dad to kill it and he had a large sword as I had the most stretched wide opened but I woke up and didn’t see him kill it Yuh gat yuh han eena tiga mouth Fool-fool daug bark afta moonlight. Meaning: Suspicious people worries about everything. Parson krissen e pickni fus. Neva drap di bone fi ketch di shadow. If the shoe fits, wear it! When a man dies the grass grows to his door. Meaning: That when a child is being spoiled and has grown up to be a man Sickness come di gyallop but tek e own time fu waak weh. The next one submitted by Antonio Linaris Meaning: Fooling around with a married man is asking for trouble. Coward man kip soun bone. Ful belli tel empti belli kip hart. Fishaman nevva seh e fish stink. If the food isn't bad for you then just eat it. Kind words never break a jaw bone. You hang with dogs, you'll catch their fleas. The next two submitted by: Carlisle Her response, "You are If it isn't burnt, it isn't done. Don't sell your ass and sh*t through your ribs. DEBT SERVERS (IS THE SCISSORS OF) LOVE. One at a time will fill the basket. He talks big, but he sh*ts small. Meaning: A well-off person tells a poor person to perservere. Meaning: Don't count as certain what has not yet occured. It's not who laugh first laugh best. "Ebre pat gat e kibber" in a situation where they get hurt or in trouble. The next one submitted by Ivy Pitts No count yu chicken befoe deh hatch. Too much of one thing is good for nothing. Meaning: You'll get bored with the same thing over and over again. A hand napkin has turned into a table cloth. The leaf doesn't fall far from the tree. Every bully gat e catcha. When a dog have money he eats cheese. Weh eyes nuh se, hart no greive. Meaning: This is not the good old days. I will be the goose that picks the grass off your grandmother's grave! Man orders monkey, monkey orders his tail. Meaning: You hang around bad company, you'll get into trouble. Yu wahn no how bauley grow. The sins of the mother will fall upon the child. more determined to get ahead. Gawd neva gi yo mo dan whe yo cud bare. IF YO NO CHEK DI WATA, NO TECK OFF YO SHOE. One plate a dinna no fatten maaga dog. Meaning: You were born to a family that is more financially fortunate that others. Cover of the book don't tell the story! Breeze blows pelican the same place he wants to go. Meaning: Put an end to the long conversation. No call aligetta big mout til yu krass di riva. Cut the rope short. (A tiger may be skinny, but his butt is strong! Don't cry over spilt milk. An alligator’s mouth can be a rather intimidating sight. Meaning: Following bad folks will get you in trouble. Meaning: Discretion is the better part of valor (Neil) Meaing: Making an exchange for something that's just as bad. Things will change no matter how long it takes. Meaning: You'll get bored with the same thing over and over again. Meaning: Don't be fooled by looks. Whe dags no invited, bones no provided. The next one submitted by Willa Grant Tiega tred easy pahn slippry slope. (Neil) Haas dead an' cow fat story. Kiss Pauli red battam! Today is for me, tomorrow is for you. Yu culd mek wa haas go fu wata, but yo ca fosa fu drink. When it cat isn't there the rat occurs. Trouble never makes itself. the truth. Empti krucus bag cant stan up. that trying to change him would be too for the parent to do so; that's why it Di higher monkey climb de more ahss he dey show. Da no one time monkey wahn wife. Evry dae da no Sundeh. Meaning: This is not the good old days. The next three submitted by Juliet Meaning: People risen above their station in life and are arrogant to others. The parson christens his own child first. Meaning: A friend who deserts you in time of need. You're riding a high horse! Meaning: The pelican is a carefree bird who never fights the winds. Slippry no okro. You're riding a high horse! Meaning: Not wanting to get too close to a friend. OFF YOUR SHOE (TO WALK THROUGH IT) Meaning: Don't get too ahead of yourself. is hungry you had better believe him. Evry bulli gat e catcha. Meaning: Familiarity breeds contempt. Meaning: Good things rarely co-occur. Sake a mout fish get ketch. The following one submitted by May H. Meaning: A person given orders pass it on to someone else. The next one submitted by Ivy Pitts Meaning: Heed words of warning. Dis ya time no stan like befo time. (Hard of hearing child must go to the market twice) Meaning: Not yet ready for a commitment. A coward man keeps some bone. A bad thing never has an owner. Ah wanda weh jankro mi do befoe jakass dead? You're blade, I wonder if you bathe. The dog is dead now. Nuh evrything weh gat suga sweet. Weh bone nuh provided, dogs nuh deh. Meaning: The higher (up the the social ladder) a person gets, Meaning: Your day is today but sooner or later my day is coming. You're out all over town like a drifting dog. "My aunt use to fire off that phrase when her children would comeouble. Don't put your mouth on it. Meaning: That when a child is being spoiled and has grown up to be a man Yu blade a wonda if you bade. Meaning: What you don't see won't hurt you. Meaning: Mind your own business. Meaning: You're dressed up but did you take a bath? Da no who lauf fuss lauf best. Alligator Mouth. Meaning: People know their place (home). Alligators first appeared during the Oligocene epoch about 37 million years ago. The next one submitted by CorozalGal You have your hand in the tiger's mouth Meaning: Your joy may be short-lived if you are too careless. Don't call the alligator a big mouth until you've crossed the river. Hog asks his Mommy why her mouth is so long. Meaning: You're dressed to impress! [email protected] Aze haud pikni go da mauket two times! A man hates you if he give you a basket to carry water. The cow knows where the weakest part of the fence is. Trouble neba mek eself. Meaning: You should do one thing at a time. Haas dead an' cow fat story. (Fufu are plantain dumplings) The monkey knows what limb to swing upon. Show me your company (friends) and I'll who you are. Yo hang witt di daug yo ketch di fleas. VINEGAR THAT IS FREE, IS SWEETER THAN HONEY. Also: Refers to someone who changes direction in opinion or decision to suit the moment. Meaning: That whatever goes around comes right back, so your actions are Meaning:Your bad deeds will catch up with you. You're out all over town like a drifting dog. Cow shits on its tail, what do you expect on the ground? Meaning: Don't spend more than you could afford. Meaning: You don't know a what you have until its gone. Meaning: Charity begins at home. Ugly monkey eats pretty mommy. Meaning: What you do to others can happen to you. Meaning: Refers to a convoluted and improbable story; tall tales. When cackroach mek dance e no invite fowl. (Neil). Meaning: You'll never get hit for saying something nice. Meaning: First deception in the real deception. Wen dah tree ben yu can't straiten ah. Meaning: If it's not all the way true it's almost close to Small ax fall big tree. Neva drap di bone fi ketch di shadow. Haas dead an' cow fat story. When a chicken is merry, a hawk will soon devour him before day light. Meaning: You'll get bored with the same thing over and over again. Evry dae da no Sundeh. Meaning: Nothing will last forever. Wen rain come, John Crow sey 'e wen buil' house. Meaning: God never allows someone to carry more burdens in this life that what A bad thing never has an owner. Meaning: The higher (up the the social ladder) a person gets, Meaning: Some people are giddy. Meaning: Charity begins at home. DAWG WEH EAT EGG NEVA STOP. Fun bring pain until you cry Yu de grow! Dis ya time no stan like befo time. Breeze blows pelican the same place he wants to go. One plate a dinna no fatten maaga dog. Married man da trouble man. Good soup never meets good fufu The next one submitted by May H. If it isn't burnt, it isn't done. Meaning: Don't count as certain what has not yet occured. Blood follows your vein. Ah wahn be di goose weh pik di grass affayu grauma grave! LES TAK MO AXION. The monkey knows what limb to swing upon. Beg watah no bile cow skin. If dah no so, dah naily so. When a finnicky person unknowningly eats something dirty. Exchanging a black dog for a monkey!! The parson christens his own child first. Cut the rope short. Sorry fi marger dawg, marger dawg tun round bite yu. Meaning: Whomever caused the trouble will have to deal with it. Di eye a di masta fatten di calf. Meaning: This is not the good old days. Cut da rope shaut. Trouble never makes itself. Breeze blow pelikin same place him wahn go. Creole run to fire but run from rain!! Meaning: The higher (up the the social ladder) a person gets, The next three submitted by [email protected] The first fool isn't a fool. Meaning: It's very cold! Fun bring bun. Hog asked his momma why is his mouth so long, His mother replied, don't worry baby when you grow up you will find out. The first fool isn't a fool. Aze haud pickney always feel. The next three submitted by [email protected] Meaning: Refers to a convoluted and improbable story; tall tales. Meaning:A comment on people who have suddenly obtained wealth. Meaning: People who think their children are different. Yo hang witt di daug yo ketch di fleas. Meaning: What makes you happy can make you sad. Meaning: Refers to people who wait until disaster strike before taking action. Meaning: You're spending to much time (talking). Evry bulli gat e catcha. Meaning: People may be listening. Cut the rope short. They're close like a butt and toilet. The next four submitted by Hortense C. The next one submitted by Ivy Pitts Me han no jine chuch. Thank God my mouth isn't in this. The pot curses the kettle saying it's bottom is black. to her by her beloved Great-grandma, Sita. Meaning: When things are bad, an isolated piece of luck doesn't help much. This time is not like time before. Meaning: Not yet ready for a commitment. Yu wahn no how bauley grow. Evry fat fowl ga ih day. Meaning: Don't be fooled by looks. Don't hang your hat higher than you can reach. The dog that is eating never stop. Breeze blow pelikin same place him wahn go. Wen daug havv money e eat cheez. E lie fasta tan haas trots. I wonder what the crow did before the jackass died? When pickni waan cry you only look pan dem an e cry. Di sins of the madda falls pon di child. If dah no so, dah naily so. If you're sorry for a meager dog, the meager dog will turn around and bite you! to me with yu hass dead and cow fat story.". Breeze blows pelican the same place he wants to go. Meaning: In hard times you live with a rich relative. The next one submitted by [email protected] (Juana) YO BORRO MONI, IE MEK ENEMI. Yo giv weh yo ass ahn shit chu yo ribs Sickness comes in a hurry but takes its own time to leave. Tenk Gaad fu me mout no eena dis. "Ebre pat gat e kibber" You're holding long bench. He's scared like a cat. Cockroach don't go to fowl's dance. God doesn't like ugly. Don't call the alligator a big mouth until you've crossed the river. Cackroach no go da fowl dance. Yu si mi crass! The same knife that kills the sheep kills the goat. Adam Bantan wipe e ass befo e sh*t. Meaning: A thief will never get ahead. Meaning: A friend who deserts you in time of need. No stir up stinkin mud if yu cant stann the scent. Meaning: People know their place (home). Meaning: This is not the good old days. Meaning: If you sympathize with someone, or you give them a help, they do not Every day bucket go da well, di battom must drap out. If yu mek yu bed haad yu hav to sleep eena it. The dog that is eating never stop. Big word no bruk man jawbone. When it cat isn't there the rat occurs. Ugly monkey eats pretty mommy. Meaning: You should do one thing at a time. Adam Banta wipes his ass before he sh*ts. Trouble never makes itself. Not every thing that has sugar is sweet. Every dog has his day Fowl shit white an tink e lay egg. Wen man no gat nuttin fu do e go da sabana an tell cow maanin. You will know how barley grows. DAWG WEH EAT EGG NEVA STOP. Meaning: Don't dig up a secret past if you can't take the consequences. at you. The following one submitted by May H. Dis ya time no stan like befo time. Meaning: Idle people find silly things to occupy their time. "My aunt use to fire off that phrase when her children would come in with Meaning: This is the end of the party. If you follow the ghost you'll jump in the water. The next three submitted by [email protected] Meaning: When some one has a wedgy. Tiger must be biting. Hag live wit e gaddi. Meaning: Easily frighten like a cat. The next one submitted by: [email protected] Dry wedda friend or Dry wedda house. Meaning:A comment on people who have suddenly obtained wealth. Meaning: Familiarity breeds contempt. The next one submitted by [email protected] Maybe seeing them in a dream signifies your desire to resolve some problem you have, or to express yourself freely. Make yourself to be a floorcloth and people will wipe their foot on you. Deh close like batty an chemba pat. Meaning: What you do to others can happen to you. When a dog have money he eats cheese. The next one submitted by: Mista Twin Shyne or submited by Yu culd mek wa haas go fu wata, but yo ca fosa fu drink. Cockroach don't go to fowl's dance. Yu de grow! Meaning: People love getting something for nothing. The small ax cuts down a big tree. Meaning: Nothing will last forever. The same thing that sweets you will sour you. Meaning: Don't go where you don't belong. Pat cuss kettle seh e battam black. Too much of one thing is good for nothing. Meaning: You don't know a what you have until its gone. Meaning: If you sympathize with someone, or you give them a help, they do not at you. at you. Meaning: Comes from the notion that blacks are better in bed. Meaning: Some people are giddy. A LIA IS FUGETFUL. Yu dressup no puss bak fut! i throw my corn but i don't call the fowl Meaning: You looking guilty of something. Meaning: Dead mean are soon forgotten. No stir up stinkin mud if yu cant stann the scent. Meaning: Refers to a convoluted and improbable story; tall tales. Cut da lang bench shaut. Adam Bantan wipe e ass befo e sh*t. Yu coulda lie suga outta bun. The next one submitted by: [email protected] Meaning: People may be listening. Ah wahn be di goose weh pik di grass affayu grauma grave! Fun bring bun. Meaning: Do not go to people's houses at dinner time(unless you were invited) because they did not make food for you. 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