Russian Saying – The cat knows whose meat it has eaten.


Зна́ет ко́шка, чьё мя́со съе́ла.

Transliteration: Znayet koshka, ch’yo myaso s’yela.

a cat knows it's accuser

Translation: The cat knows whose meat it has eaten.

English equivalent: A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

Meaning: “People who know they have done wrong

reveal their guilt by the things they say

or the way they interpret what other people say.”

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