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ChelseaM6010
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#IdiomInsight
Day 30. Once bitten twice shy
#OnceBittenTwiceShy

Eggs Like this!! 🖤❤️🖤 9mo
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dabbe
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Read-y_Picker Never heard that one before 😆 9mo
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Eggs 😂🩵👏🏻 9mo
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Ruthiella 😂 9mo
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TheSpineView
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Eggs Perfect 👌🏼 9mo
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DebinHawaii
Persuasion | Jane Austen
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#IdiomInsight

#OnceBittenTwiceShy is said when someone has been hurt or had a bad experience in the past, so they‘re far less likely to take risks or make the same mistake again in the future. Often used in books where the hero or heroine has been scorned once by love and refuses to let their guard down again.

In Persuasion, my second favorite Austen novel, Captain Wentworth epitomizes this idiom. These are the covers of the editions I own.🩵

DebinHawaii Thank you to @Eggs & @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for this month‘s idioms. I learned a lot looking them each up! 🤗 9mo
Eggs Beautiful covers 🥰🥰 I‘m so glad you enjoyed the idioms ~ something different. Always a pleasure to have your participation 🩷🩷 9mo
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TheBookgeekFrau
Jaws | Peter Benchley
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From the TBR shelf (saw the movie countless times):

One of my favorite 80s hairband songs is #OnceBittenTwiceShy by Great White

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dabbe I'm sure you've heard of this, but I just had to listen to it again after seeing your post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeYCOFblZRg 9mo
TheBookgeekFrau @dabbe omg 🤣😂🤣 I never heard this!! Thank you for sharing the link - hysterical!! 💞💕 9mo
dabbe @TheBookgeekFrau It was a huge hit in the (ahem) 70s. It still makes me laugh every time I hear it! 🤩🤩🤩 9mo
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TheBookgeekFrau @dabbe Ahhh, makes sense. I wasn't allowed to see Jaws until the edited TV version bc I was 8ish when it came out. But still I'm surprised my daughter never came across this bc she LOVES Jaws. 9mo
Eggs Brilliant 🦈 9mo
TheBookgeekFrau @Eggs Thank you {takes a bow} Of course I've been singing that song all damn day 😂🪱 9mo
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JuliaTheBookNerd
Bitten | Kelley Armstrong
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#OnceBittenTwiceShy 🐺 #IdiomInsight 🍂🍁

#BookNerd 🤓💙📚

Eggs Perfection 👌🏼👏🏻 9mo
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Kshakal
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Eggs ❤️🤍🖤 9mo
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GatheringBooks
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#IdiomInsight Day 30: I have reached the part in this chunkster of a novel where the main character has #OnceBittenTwiceShy vibes - his heart broken, his home destroyed, his entire family dead. Our #EmiratesLitFoundation book club pick for October.

Eggs Sounds like a compelling book 📚 ❤️ 9mo
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LiseWorks
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September 30 #idiomInsight Once Bitten Twice Shy @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have really enjoyed Sept photo prompts. Very insightful and I think I learned a few things 😀

Eggs Agree 💯! I liked learning the origin of each one! Thanks for playing all month❤️ 9mo
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IndoorDame
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#OnceBittenTwiceShy never seems to be the credo of the vampire romance 🧛🏻‍♀️🩸💋 #IdiomInsight @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Haha yep 👏🏻 🧛🩸Thanks for playing along all month 🥰🥰 (edited) 9mo
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