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Definitions of "Chicken merry, hawk deh near" (Jamaican Proverb)



1. Chicken merry, hawk deh near


English Translation

Chicken is merry, a hawk is nearby


Definition

This implies that every silver lining has its dark clouds. Even in the happiest time one must be watchful.


Related Words

One, one coco full basket , Mi cum yah fi drink milk, mi no cum yah fi count cow , Every hoe ha them stick a bush , Wah sweet nanny goat ago run him belly ,




posted by anonymous on September 1, 2014