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blood is thicker than water

Definition of blood is thicker than water in English:

proverb Family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones.
Example sentences
  • I know there are people out there who believe that blood is thicker than water and that family is the most important thing in the world, but I have to say - I just don't feel it.
  • He believes in honour and trust between friends, loyalty between lovers, and that blood is thicker than water between family members, but he discovers all these notions have fallen apart.
  • Families can be difficult and demanding, but blood is thicker than water.
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