"butcher the golden egg producing chicken"

evernever

New Member
Turkish
hi everyone,

there is a saying in our native language;

"butcher the golden egg producing chicken"

used for people who are greedy and thoughtless,

is there a similar one in English?

thank you in advance,

regards...
 
  • Victoria32

    Senior Member
    English (UK) New Zealand
    hi everyone,

    there is a saying in our native language;

    "butcher the golden egg producing chicken"

    used for people who are greedy and thoughtless,

    is there a similar one in English?

    thank you in advance,

    regards...
    Hello, evernever. The saying in English, is : "To kill the goose that lays the golden eggs", so it is almost the same!

    Vicky
     
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