What does “Don’t Look A Gift House In The Mouth” mean?

The phrase “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” means don’t be ungrateful or critical when receiving a gift, especially if it is a valuable one. The phrase comes from the practice of examining the teeth of a horse to determine its age and therefore its value. If someone were to be given a horse as a gift and then immediately inspect its teeth, it would be seen as impolite and ungrateful.

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