Any representation of a word or a phrase by pictures, symbols, etc. that suggest that word or phrase or its syllables is called a “Rebus”. Here is today’s question:
Answer: Cutting off the nose to spite the face
Cuts across no s. The word face stricken across many times (spite means deliberately hurt)
“Cutting off the nose to spite the face” is an expression used to describe a needlessly self-destructive over-reaction to a problem. “Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face” is a warning against pursuing revenge in a way that would damage oneself more than the object of one’s anger.