Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
Don't question the value of a gift. The proverb refers to the practice of evaluating the age of a horse by looking at its teeth. This practice is also the source of the expression “long in the tooth,” meaning old.
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Which sentence uses the adjective fictile correctly?
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