Meaning of 窮鳥懐に入れば猟師も殺さず in Japanese

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Definition of 窮鳥懐に入れば猟師も殺さず

  1. (exp) Even the hunter will refrain from killing the bird that has flown to him for shelter

    The boss is hard to get along with. But if I try to talk to him about problems I have at work he might have a little heart. Even a hunter can't kill a bird who flies to him for protection.

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