Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.



The phrase, “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire,”suggests that rumours and suspicion do not arise from nothing.

Just as smoke is a sign that there is a fire somewhere, rumours, even though not accurate, are believed to arise from fact. Suspicion is also believed to work similarly; if you suspect that something is wrong, it probably is. This proverb encourages one to not completely dismiss rumours or suspicion.

Another way of saying this is, “There’s no smoke without fire.”


I don’t want to believe the things that people are saying about Bruno, but hey, where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire.

He says the accusations are not true, but there’s no smoke without fire.

I’m not dating Marvin, but people are convinced that there is no smoke without fire, so, I’m not going to bother explaining any further.

The president claims to not be involved in any criminal activities, but I don’t believe that all those news reports were made up. Where’s there’s smoke, there’s fire.



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