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blood is thicker than (something)

Family is more important than anything else. The common version of the phrase is "Blood is thicker than water." There was no way I was going to stay at that company after they fired my brother. Blood is thicker than business.
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But blood is thicker than water so it was inevitable he would spring them from jail and the executioner's noose.
In a matter of minutes his uncle appeared and scolded him: "Remember that blood is thicker than water.
BLOOD is thicker than water - and Kelly and Sharon Osbourne weren't going to let a nonentity like Lady Gaga get in the way of their mother-daughter relationship.
The child's future happiness should come first, but don't walk back into that child's life 40 years later claiming blood is thicker than water.
Blood is thicker than varnish remover, and more caustic, in "Restoration," a handsome production of intriguing and perhaps incongruous surfaces, given the knotty domestic rancor at the core of its story.
45pm They say that blood is thicker than water but try telling that to Joe Tobin in tonight's episode of Damages.
She realises blood is thicker than water and has said she will meet with him this year in LA.
One of the most famous put-downs being back in 1993 when Richard Graves took the helm of Francis C Graves from his father and Matthews greeted him with the straightfaced comment - "that just proves that blood is thicker than talent".
Frankly, it wouldn't worry me if I never saw him again, but Mother says blood is thicker than water.
HBut at least watered down blood is thicker than passport ink Didier Agathe or David Fernandez's only qualification to pull on a dark blue shirt.
Sounds a lot like saying blood is thicker than water, which is absurd.
They say that blood is thicker than water, but clearly that's not the case in the Dingle clan, because Chas tells him to go for it.
SAM WArBUrToN hopes blood is thicker than water when he is handed the Welsh captaincy today.
Beyond that, she projects Laurie Strode's poignancy with a tough economy that never begs for sympathy - and when the time comes to face the demon that's haunted Laurie for 20 years, well, Curtis leaves no doubt that blood is thicker than many of us would like to think.