英文諺語 Even a worm will turn
Even a worm will turn 狗急跳牆
Even a meek person will become angry if you abuse him or her too much. When Shakespeare used that simple phrase, “The worm has turned,” he knew his audience would understand its meaning and origin. A widely used expression even today, “even a worm will turn” indicates a reversal of fortune. Most commonly, it is a phrase used when someone who has always been weak and obedient starts to behave more confidently or take control of a situation.