“A caballo regalado, no le mires el diente.” – Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

A caballo regalado, no le mires el diente.
Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

This Spanish saying reminds us to be appreciative when presented with a gift. One will do well by refraining from examining its quality and pointing out its faults.
To understand the imagery of this saying we must bear in mind that the health and age of horses was traditionally ascertained by inspecting the animals’ teeth.

23. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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