Learn English – ny saying or idiom equivalent to: “Hold your own hat, so the wind don’t blow it away?”


This saying refers to an individual who is not in a stable situation themselves, and worries about other people's problems. Please give me the English/American equivalent.

Best Answer

My first inclination was to quote the Bible which has the phrase "You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." -Matthew 7:5, but there's also the lyric from Elvis' hit, Clean Up Your Own Backyard.