metaxu ~= "in between"

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like a needle

Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.

Ethiopian Proverb

gives the itch

What gives the child the itch has already given him the fingernails for scratching it.

Igbo Proverb

laughing at ashes

Coal laughs at ashes, not knowing that the same fate which has befallen them will befall it.

Masai Proverb

preventing death

Always being in a hurry does not prevent death; neither does going slowly prevent living.

Ibo Proverb

Source: @AfricanProverbs