Fish

a fish out of water

Meaning: being uncomfortable and restless

Example: Our new teacher looked like a fish out of the water, nobody was aware of the issue. Read on

red herring

Meaning: something irrelevant that distracts you from something important

Example: The new law is just a red herring meant to draw our attention away from the issues regarding education. Read on

smell something fishy

Meaning: to have a suspicion that something is wrong

Example: The manager smelled something fishy and started an investigation. He eventually found that 3 of the 4 employees were stealing from the store. Read on

fish rots from the head down

Meaning: It refers to failing organizations and how the blame of it should be on its 'head' that is its leadership.

Example: The company was bound to be closed sooner or later considering the kind of mangers that they had hired. A fish rots from the head down after all. Read on

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Meaning: what you already have is more valuable than the prospect to have something greater

Example: You may not like your job, but don't quit merely on the hope of finding a better one. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Read on

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