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Licking my wounds

Posted by Lewis on April 30, 2004

In Reply to: Licking my wounds posted by Nany Scheitler on April 30, 2004

: Does anyone have a translation for this saying? I'm trying to figure out if this is a self-pity thing, or a healing thing.

Licking my wounds - from the behaviour of an injured animal. it means to go off and recover - often used in about self-pity, but not exclusively.