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a good husband makes a good wife

proverb If a husband treats his wife well, she will treat him well in return. I do the dishes because it gives Shannon much needed time to relax, and a good husband makes a good wife.
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a good Jack makes a good Jill

proverb If a husband treats his wife well, she will treat him well in return. I do the dishes because it gives Shannon much needed time to relax, and a good Jack makes a good Jill.
See also: good, jack, jill, make

a Jill of all trades is a master of none

proverb A woman who is somewhat skilled in or adept at a wide variety of tasks or abilities will not have the time or dedication to become truly masterful in any one thing. The female equivalent of the proverb "a Jack of all trades is a master of none." Mary just sort of floated between different interests after she left high school, but never really developed anything career-worthy. A Jill of all trades is a master of none, as they say.
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every Jack has his Jill

For every man, there is a woman who is ideally suited to be his romantic partner. Honey, I know you're upset that Alana dumped you, but try to keep in mind that every Jack has his Jill.
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jill

vulgar slang Of a woman, to masturbate. A play on the masculine version "jack" (most commonly used in the phrase "jack off") and the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill."

jill it

vulgar slang Of a woman, to masturbate. A play on the masculine version "jack it" and the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill."
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Jill of all trades(, master of none)

A woman who is skilled in or adept at a wide variety of tasks or abilities (i.e., the female equivalent of "Jack of all trades"). If used with "master of none," it implies that while competent in a variety of things, she is not highly skilled in a particular one. I've had all sorts of different jobs through the years, so I consider myself quite a Jill of all trades! Mary just sort of floated between different interests after she left high school—a Jill of all trades, but master of none.
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jill off

1. vulgar slang Of a woman, to masturbate. A play on the masculine version "jack off" and the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill."
2. vulgar slang To stimulate a woman's genitals, especially to the point of orgasm, by means other than sexual intercourse or cunnilingus.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Every Jack has his Jill.

Prov. Every man will eventually find a woman to be his romantic partner. Bill: I'll never have a girlfriend. None of the girls I take out will agree to a second date. Fred: Cheer up; every Jack has his Jill.
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A good husband makes a good wife.

 and A good Jack makes a good Jill.
Prov. If a husband or man wants his wife or girlfriend to be respectful and loving to him, he should be respectful and loving to her. Don't blame your wife for being short-tempered with you; you've been so unpleasant to her lately. A good husband makes a good wife.
See also: good, husband, make, wife
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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