The British Idiom – Let sleeping dogs lie
Definition of Let sleeping dogs lie
To let sleeping dogs lie means to leave things as they are and not risk causing more problems or difficulties.
Examples of Usage of Let sleeping dogs lie
I wondered if I should ask him if I’d upset him with my comments the previous night, but as he was being extremely nice to me, I decided to let sleeping dogs lie. If he hasn’t said anything, he probably hasn’t noticed, and probably never will. Far from asking him, I’d let sleeping dogs lie, if I was you.
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