people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones

people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
people who have faults should not criticize others
  

Perfect people can be critical, but people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.


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  • people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones spoken phrase used for saying that people who have faults should not criticize other people for having the same faults Thesaurus: ways of making or receiving criticism or blamehyponym to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • People who live in glass houses (shouldn't throw stones). — People who live in glass houses (shouldn t throw stones). something that you say which means people should not criticize other people for faults that they have themselves. He s always criticizing Rick for the way he treats his wife and I feel… …   New idioms dictionary

  • people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — ► people (who live) in glass houses shouldn t throw stones proverb you shouldn t criticize others when you have similar faults of your own. Main Entry: ↑glass …   English terms dictionary

  • people (who live) in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — people (who live) in glass houses shouldn t throw ˈstones idiom (saying) you should not criticize other people, because they will easily find ways of criticizing you Main entry: ↑peopleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones — Do not criticize or slander another if you are vulnerable to retaliation. Cf. c 1385 CHAUCER Troilus & Criseyde II. 867 Who that hath an hed of verre [glass], Fro cast of stones war hym in the werre! 1640 G. HERBERT Outlandish Proverbs no. 196… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — spoken used for saying that people who have faults should not criticize other people for having the same faults …   English dictionary

  • people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — ► people (who live) in glass houses shouldn t throw stones proverb you shouldn t criticize others when you have similar faults of your own. Main Entry: ↑glass …   English terms dictionary

  • people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones — people (who live) in glass houses shouldn t throw stones proverb you shouldn t criticize others when you have similar faults of your own …   Useful english dictionary

  • glass — ► NOUN 1) a hard, brittle, usually transparent or translucent substance made by fusing sand with soda and lime. 2) a drinking container made of glass. 3) chiefly Brit. a mirror. 4) a lens or optical instrument, in particular a monocle or a… …   English terms dictionary

  • glass — [ glæs ] noun *** ▸ 1 clear substance ▸ 2 for drinking out of ▸ 3 objects made of glass ▸ 4 mirror ▸ 5 barometer ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount a hard clear substance used for making objects such as windows or bottles: car windows made of bulletproof… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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