someone's bark is worse than their bite


someone's bark is worse than their bite
(someone's) bark is worse than (their) bite if someone's bark is worse than their bite, they are not as unpleasant as they seem, and their actions are not as bad as their threats.

I wouldn't be scared of her if I were you. Her bark's a lot worse than her bite.


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