don't shoot the messenger

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Proverb[edit]

don't shoot the messenger

  1. The bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for it.

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References[edit]

  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 71.