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A Drowning Man

A
Drowning
Man
is an acrostic for adm.

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"A Drowning Man" is a film, directed by Naoki Ichio.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Proverbs (2008)

by Jennifer Speake

A DROWNING man will clutch at a straw One grabs at the slightest chance when all hope is slipping away. Clutch is comparatively recent and is more suggestive of desperation than the earlier catch. To clutch at a straw (or straws) is frequently ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992)

by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder

drown Don't drown yourself to save a drowning man. Var.: Drown not yourself to ...

Google previewDictionary of European Proverbs (2012)

by Emanuel Strauss

a drowning man plucks at a straw 115 Provencal: Spanish: Portuguese: Italian: Romanian: Polish: Czech: Croatian: Latvian: Hungarian: English: German: e) f g) ) il suffit d'une brebis pour tout un troupeau une brebis tout le troupeau une brebis ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2015)

by Jennifer Speake

A DROWNING man will clutch at a straw A person grabs at the slightest chance when all hope is slipping away. Clutch is comparatively recent and is more suggestive of desperation than the earlier catch. To clutch at a straw (or straws) is ...

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Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. (Anais Nin)
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