don't cry before you're hurt

don't cry before you're hurt
See: CRY BEFORE ONE IS HURT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • don’t cry before you’re hurt — Cf. early 14th cent. Fr. follie fait plorer deuant que on soit batu. 1548 Reliquiœ Antiquœ (1843) II. 16 Ye may the better understand that I cry not before I am pricked. 1678 J. RAY English Proverbs (ed. 2) 237 You cry before you’re hurt. 1721 J …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • don't cry before you're hurt — See: CRY BEFORE ONE IS HURT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • don't\ cry\ before\ you're\ hurt — See: cry before one is hurt …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cry before one is hurt — or[holler before one is hurt] {v. phr.}, {informal} To complain when there is no reason for it; become upset because you are worried or afraid. Used in negative sentences. * /When Billy went to the barber, he began to cry before the barber cut… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cry before one is hurt — or[holler before one is hurt] {v. phr.}, {informal} To complain when there is no reason for it; become upset because you are worried or afraid. Used in negative sentences. * /When Billy went to the barber, he began to cry before the barber cut… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cry\ before\ one\ is\ hurt — • cry before one is hurt • holler before one is hurt v. phr. informal To complain when there is no reason for it; become upset because you are worried or afraid. Used in negative sentences. When Billy went to the barber, he began to cry before… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • holler\ before\ one\ is\ hurt — • cry before one is hurt • holler before one is hurt v. phr. informal To complain when there is no reason for it; become upset because you are worried or afraid. Used in negative sentences. When Billy went to the barber, he began to cry before… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hurt — see don’t cry before you’re hurt what you don’t know can’t hurt you sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • cry — see much cry and little wool don’t cry before you’re hurt sing before breakfast, cry before night it is no use crying over spilt milk …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

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