Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee

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ni_4ra

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Basque Country, Spanish and Basque
hello!
could anybody help me to give an equivalent to this expression please?

"Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee"

Thanks
 
  • ni_4ra

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    Basque Country, Spanish and Basque
    The thing is that I know its meaning more or less, but I don't know how to explain it in English
     

    Polixenes

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    English - English
    You might say "is light on his feet but packs a punch" for similar meaning.

    I would explain it as meaning, "nimble, but fast and dangerous."
     
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