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Saying in original language: his/her bark is worse than his/her bite.
English translation of the saying: his/her bark is worse than his/her bite.
Language: English
Meaning in English: The threat appears worse than the punishment as the punishement is not as real.
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"Cão que ladra não morde."
A dog that barks doesn't bite.
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"Hunde, die bellen, beißen nicht."
A dog that barks doesn't bite.
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"Perro que ladra no muerde."
Dog that barks does not bite.
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"Can che abbaia, non morde."
A dog that barks never bites.
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"Σκύλος που γαβγίζει δεν δαγκώνει!"
A dog that barks never bites.
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"Suns, kas rej, nekož!"
A dog, that barks, never bites!
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