← French Proverbs

Ce n’est pas à un vieux singe qu’on apprend à faire des grimaces

English translation of Ce n’est pas à un vieux singe qu’on apprend à faire des grimaces

One doesn't teach an old monkey how to make faces

This French proverb is used to express that an experienced person cannot be easily tricked or taught about something they already know very well. It's similar to the English saying 'You can't teach an old dog new tricks'.

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