Even a worm will turn
This page is about the saying "Even a worm will turn"
Everybody will revolt if driven too far. Even the lowest of people, or animals, will revolt and hit back at some stage. Even a worm, the simplest of animals, will defend itself.
worm (noun) = small thin animal with soft body and no bones or legs; turn (verb) = revolt, fight back
"Even a worm will turn" suggests that
Contributor: Josef Essberger