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revenge is a dish best served (or eaten) cold

Definition of revenge is a dish best served or eaten cold in English:

proverb Vengeance is often more satisfying if it is not exacted immediately.
Example sentences
  • If revenge is a dish best served cold, it was only appropriate that Arsenal's first goal came from Vieira.
  • You know, He-Man, they say revenge is a dish best served cold, but I would much rather serve it hot.
  • If C. Montgomery Burns is right and revenge is a dish best served cold, this may be one of Jenkins' most delicious years ever.
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