bark is worse than bite


bark is worse than 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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  • someone's bark is worse than 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bark is worse than their bite — Someone who s bark is worse than their bite may well get angry and shout, but doesn t take action …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bark is worse than their bite —    Someone who s bark is worse than their bite may well get angry and shout, but doesn t take action.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bark is worse than his bite — he sounds angry but he is not; do not be afraid of him    Baxter sounds mad, but his bark is worse than his bite …   English idioms

  • bark is worse than one's bite — someone isn t as bad as they sound Don t worry if he gets angry his bark is worse than his bite …   Idioms and examples

  • Bark is worse than their bite —   Someone who s bark is worse than their bite may well get angry and shout, but doesn t take action …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • your bark is worse than your bite — see ↑bark, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑bite your bark is worse than your bite see ↑bark, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑worse …   Useful english dictionary

  • their bark is worse than their bite — If someone s bark is worse than their bite, they get angry and shout and make threats, but don t actually do anything …   The small dictionary of idiomes