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Similar words: proverbverbiagecontroversialproveprovenapproveimprovedprovincialMeaning: [prə'vɜrbɪəl /-'vɜː-]  adj. 1. of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb 2. widely known and spoken of. 
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1, The store had everything including the proverbial kitchen sink.
2, He is the proverbial square peg in a round hole.
3, He seems to have 9 lives, like the proverbial cat.
4, He had the proverbial solidity of the English.
5, He's got to pull the proverbial finger out.
6, Let's not count our proverbial chickens.
7, He drinks like the proverbial fish.
8, His generosity is proverbial in the neighbourhood.
9, Sure enough, Steve turned up like the proverbial bad penny .
10, His modesty is proverbial.
11, There was a vein of proverbial wisdom in what he said.
12, My audience certainly isn't the proverbial man in the street.
13, But I swept such considerations under the proverbial carpet.
14, Ah,( yes: The proverbial three-hour tour.
15, His punctuality has become proverbial.
16, The Celtics, meanwhile, felt like the proverbial jilted lover.
17, Santorini is about as stable as the proverbial blancmange.
18, Sadly that corner, like the proverbial corner the economy keeps bumping against, was not turned.
19, Naturally, there is the proverbial robin - well, robins to be precise.
20, Yet for all his proverbial fire and brimstone, my father was not a violent man.
21, His stupidity is proverbial.
22, Page has hit proverbial rock bottom and has become a walking skeleton living on the streets.
23, I decided not to ask her for a loan in view of her proverbial meanness.
24, An astute businessman and virtual workaholic, he has his finger in more proverbial puddings than Little Jack Horner.
25, Can the large firm in agriculture compete with the proverbial flexibility, in work and income, of the family farmer?
26, Today, South Park offers a self-fulfilling buzz, a spot with that proverbial Left Bank feel about it.
27, As a result, they act in the manner of the proverbial sledge-hammer to crack a nut.
28, The result was a level of corruption which became proverbial.
29, They speak an extraordinarily complex language rich in vocabulary, idiom, and proverbial expression.
30, Small towns and highways sit in the distance like the proverbial well-behaved child -- seen, vaguely, but not heard.
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