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Leave a sleeping dog lie


Don’t create a problem. Leave matters as they are. (Compare to Give it a rest d0n’t rock the boat, or Leave it be.)

“My dad came home from work angry so I decided it was not a good time to discuss borrowing money from him. I decided to leave a sleeping dog lie.”

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