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Saying in original language: let sleeping dogs lie
English translation of the saying: let sleeping dogs lie
Language: English
Meaning in English: to not talk about things which have caused problems in the past, or to not try to change a situation because you might cause problems. Example: His parents never referred to the shoplifting incident again. I suppose they thought it best to let sleeping dogs lie. It wasn't that we didn't want to improve the school - it was more a case of letting sleeping dogs lie.
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