Animal Proverbs: No ivory will come out of a dog's mouth Intermediate PREMIUM
Animal metaphors are prevalent in almost every language, but people from different cultures may regard the same animal differently. In Chinese proverbs, you will see a lot of animal metaphors to symbolize human actions.
In this lesson, we're showing you three common proverbs related to dogs. They can be directly translated to "A dog sees people as short as itself", "No ivory will come out of a dog's mouth", and "The gold nest and the silver nest are not better than my dog house". Do you know what they actually mean? Check out these proverbs and learn how to apply them to daily life!
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