barking dogs seldom bite

barking dogs seldom bite

People who make themselves appear threatening rarely do any harm. A: "I'm really scared to tell Mr. White that I haven't finished my project. You know how he yells." B: "Yeah, but barking dogs seldom bite. He'll get over it."
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Which saying means:I will return a favour A) Barking dogs seldom bite B) You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours C) Better the devil you know than the one you don't D) Never look a gift horse in the mouth 13.