THE MISCHIEVOUS DOG
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There was once a Dog who used to snap at people and bite them without any provocation (=cause), and who was a great nuisance to every one who came to his master's house. So his master fastened a bell round his neck to warn people of his presence. The Dog was very proud of the bell, and strutted about tinkling it with immense satisfaction. But an old dog came up to him and said, "The fewer airs you give yourself the better, my friend. You don't think, do you, that your bell was given you as a reward of merit? On the contrary, it is a badge of disgrace."
Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.

The dog is snapping at the man (=bite)

=Don't be so proud!

=kötü ün

=şöhret

=bad
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The dog was very happy with the bell

The dog is biting the man

Noisy neighbors are a big nuisance

The woman is fastening a tie around the man's neck

A giraffe with a long neck

A dog's bell

A warning sign

reward