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the cure is worse than the diseaseThe medical treatment for an illness produces a worse net result than the illness does, especially via adverse effects.Rate it:

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the cure is worse than the diseaseThe solution or proposed solution to a problem produces a worse net result than the problem does, especially via unintended consequences.Rate it:

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cure allpanaceaRate it:

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gros jean qui en remontre à son curéHodge tries to teach the Parson how to preach; He teaches his grandmother to suck eggs.Rate it:

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gros-jean en remontre à son curéUn ignorant veut reprendre, corriger un homme instruit, habile.Rate it:

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no cure no payPas de résultats, pas de paiement. Paiement après succès.Rate it:

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prevention is better than cureit is better to prevent the creation of a bad thing, than to destroy it.Rate it:

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take the cureTo enter into a rehabilitation program.Rate it:

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magic bulletA simple remedy to a difficult or complex problem, especially a cure for a disease.Rate it:

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acharnement thérapeutiqueProviding medical care to keep patients alive when there is no hope that it will benefit or cure themRate it:

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aegrotum sanare (not curare)to cure a patient.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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hair of the dogAn alcoholic drink taken the morning after to cure a hangover or withdrawal symptoms.Rate it:

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on ne sait quelle pièce y coudreOne does not know how to prevent (or, cure) it.Rate it:

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pior a emenda que o sonetothe cure is worse than the diseaseRate it:

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put downTo administer euthanasia to, as an animal too old or ill to cure.Rate it:

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