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155 terms
English Idioms & Proverbs
Bored to death ... "I have nothing to do…
Read one's mind... "I was going to sugge…
Read between the lines... "If you read b…
Call it a day... "Let's call it a day. I…
Very bored - 지루해 죽을 것 같다
When someone says something that you were also thinking about…
To understand the underlying meaning of something that is not…
Used to express that the work day is over.... - 일 이제 여기까지만 하자!
Bored to death ... "I have nothing to do…
Very bored - 지루해 죽을 것 같다
Read one's mind... "I was going to sugge…
When someone says something that you were also thinking about…
17 terms
Spanish-English proverbs and idioms
No es oro todo lo que reluce
A quien madruga Dios le ayuda
Dime con quién andas y te diré quién e…
Más vale tarde que nunca
All that glitters is not gold (Не все то золото, что блестит)
The early bird catches the worm (Кто рано встает, тому Бог по…
A man is known by the company he keeps (Скажи мне, кто твой д…
Better late than never (Лучше поздно, чем никогда)
No es oro todo lo que reluce
All that glitters is not gold (Не все то золото, что блестит)
A quien madruga Dios le ayuda
The early bird catches the worm (Кто рано встает, тому Бог по…
127 terms
Idioms and proverbs and English allusions
add insult to injury
sleep with the fishes
proverb - blood is thicker than water
proverb - familiarity breeds contempt
1. (idiomatic) To further a loss with mockery or indignity; t…
euphemism for dying or death
Family relations and loyalties are stronger than relationship…
The more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one k…
add insult to injury
1. (idiomatic) To further a loss with mockery or indignity; t…
sleep with the fishes
euphemism for dying or death
16 terms
English Idioms and Proverbs
He is all at sea
To embark on the sea of matrimony
To find ones sea-legs
In the course of nature
He is confused
To get married
To become used to the motions of the sea
In the normal course of things
He is all at sea
He is confused
To embark on the sea of matrimony
To get married
20 terms
English idioms/proverbs
to have a short fuse / short temper
to bend over backwards
to give sb the chop
to shut up a shop
schnell wütend werden
sich für jn verbiegen
Schluss machen, feuern
Laden schließen
to have a short fuse / short temper
schnell wütend werden
to bend over backwards
sich für jn verbiegen
16 terms
English idioms and proverbs
He is all at sea
The sea cant cleans him
To embark on the sea of matrimony
To find ones sea-legs
He is confused
What he has done is so bad that even all the water in the oce…
To get married
To become accustomed to the motions of a ship at sea
He is all at sea
He is confused
The sea cant cleans him
What he has done is so bad that even all the water in the oce…
79 terms
English idioms, proverbs, sayings
Wer A sagt, muss auch B sagen.
Eselsohren haben / bekommmen
auf Anhieb
im Anmarsch sein
In for a penny, in for a pound.
(to) have / get dog ears, (to) be dog-eared
off the top of one's head, off-hand, off the cuff
(to) be just around the corner
Wer A sagt, muss auch B sagen.
In for a penny, in for a pound.
Eselsohren haben / bekommmen
(to) have / get dog ears, (to) be dog-eared
127 terms
Idioms and proverbs and English allusions
add insult to injury
sleep with the fishes
proverb - blood is thicker than water
proverb - familiarity breeds contempt
1. (idiomatic) To further a loss with mockery or indignity; t…
euphemism for dying or death
Family relations and loyalties are stronger than relationship…
The more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one k…
add insult to injury
1. (idiomatic) To further a loss with mockery or indignity; t…
sleep with the fishes
euphemism for dying or death
74 terms
English / French idioms and proverbs
À cheval donné on ne regarde pas les d…
À l'oeuvre, on connaît l'artisan.
Bon marché, tire agent de bourse.
Bon sang ne peut mentir.
Don't look a gifthorse in the mouth.
The craftsman by his work is known.
If you pay cheaply, you pay dearly.
Good blood cannot lie.
À cheval donné on ne regarde pas les d…
Don't look a gifthorse in the mouth.
À l'oeuvre, on connaît l'artisan.
The craftsman by his work is known.
100 terms
100 proverbs and idioms in English
1 Extremes meet
2 East or West home is best
3 Better late than never
4 All's well that ends well
Крайности сходятся
В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше
Лучше поздно, чем никогда
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
1 Extremes meet
Крайности сходятся
2 East or West home is best
В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше
250 terms
English idioms/proverbs (German translation)
it will come in handy
to weather the crisis
to unearth new evidence
to take after (someone)
es wird sich als nützlich erweisen
durch die Krise kommen
neue Beweise vorlegen
nach jemandem kommen (gemeint: du kommst ganz nach deinem Vat…
it will come in handy
es wird sich als nützlich erweisen
to weather the crisis
durch die Krise kommen
8 terms
Proverbs & Idioms
A hot potato
A penny for your thoughts
The ball is in your court
To cry over spilt milk
Speak of an issue (mostly current) which many people are talk…
A way of asking what someone is thinking
It is up to you to make the next decision or step
When you complain about a loss from the past.
A hot potato
Speak of an issue (mostly current) which many people are talk…
A penny for your thoughts
A way of asking what someone is thinking
7 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
The early bird catches the worm.
A bad workman blames his tools.
down to earth
One good turn deserves another.
the person who takes the opportunity to do something before o…
the incompetent never take responsibility for their actions.
humble
A favor should be repaid with another favor
The early bird catches the worm.
the person who takes the opportunity to do something before o…
A bad workman blames his tools.
the incompetent never take responsibility for their actions.
Proverbs & idioms
A word to the wise... (A buon intenditor,…
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth... (…
Give them a finger and they'll take an…
Strike while the iron is hot... (Batti il…
Who understands doesn't need further explications.
When you receive a gift, you don't have to think about the pr…
If you help too much,people will ... take advantage.
Use your opportunities.
A word to the wise... (A buon intenditor,…
Who understands doesn't need further explications.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth... (…
When you receive a gift, you don't have to think about the pr…
12 terms
Proverbs and idioms
as dead as a doornail
a tower of strength
dead to the world
I'll send him packing
completely dead
someone who is reliable and good in a crisis
sleeping deeply
I'll make him go away
as dead as a doornail
completely dead
a tower of strength
someone who is reliable and good in a crisis
12 terms
Idioms/proverbs
I was scared out of my
I was on cloud
My hair stood on
I was shaking like a
wits
nine
end
leaf
I was scared out of my
wits
I was on cloud
nine
22 terms
Idioms and proverbs
To build one's castle upon the sand
To build castles in the air
To do smth under the table
Room at the top
Строить песлчгые замки
Строить воздушные замки
Делать что-либо секретно
Верхняя ступенька социальной лестницы
To build one's castle upon the sand
Строить песлчгые замки
To build castles in the air
Строить воздушные замки
54 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Like a trooper
Faith can move mountains
A penny for your thoughts
Best thing since sliced bread
To show great energy and enthusiasm
With faith, you can accomplish anything
What are you thinking ?
Great idea
Like a trooper
To show great energy and enthusiasm
Faith can move mountains
With faith, you can accomplish anything
30 terms
Idioms and proverbs
not to mince one's words
on the tip of one's tongue
be all ears
keep sth under one's hat
nie owijać w bawełnę
na końcu języka
zamieniać się w słuch
trzymać coś w tajemnicy
not to mince one's words
nie owijać w bawełnę
on the tip of one's tongue
na końcu języka
134 terms
Idioms and proverbs
walking on air
full of beans
in her element
a ray of sunshine
very happy and excited
very happy and energetic
to do something that she enjoys and does well
happy and pleasant character
walking on air
very happy and excited
full of beans
very happy and energetic
153 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
avoir lieu
en avoir marre
avoir du toupet
avoir le cœur sur la main
to take place
to be fed up
to have a lot of nerve
to be generous
avoir lieu
to take place
en avoir marre
to be fed up
54 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Like a trooper
Faith can move mountains
A penny for your thoughts
Best thing since sliced bread
To show great energy and enthusiasm
With faith, you can accomplish anything
When you want to hear someone's thoughts
A good innovation, invention or idea
Like a trooper
To show great energy and enthusiasm
Faith can move mountains
With faith, you can accomplish anything
57 terms
Idioms & Proverbs
have a sweet tooth
turn a deaf ear to sy
wear your heart on your sleeve
have green fingers
édesszájú
nem hallgat vkire
ami a szívén az a száján
különleges tehetsége van a növényekhez, nagyon ügyes kertész
have a sweet tooth
édesszájú
turn a deaf ear to sy
nem hallgat vkire
21 terms
Idioms & Proverbs
Lain padang, lain belalangnya
Kuman di seberang lautan tempak, gajah…
Sambil menyelam minum air
Ada gula, ada semut
Different fields, different grasshopper
We can easily pick up other people's mistakes, but we do not…
Doing two or three things at the same time
Rich well off areas/people are often visited
Lain padang, lain belalangnya
Different fields, different grasshopper
Kuman di seberang lautan tempak, gajah…
We can easily pick up other people's mistakes, but we do not…
74 terms
Idioms & Proverbs
Der Tropfen, der das Fass zum Überlauf…
Zum
Tropfen
Fass
The straw that breaks the camel's back
Contraction of zu & dem
Drop
Barrel, touch
Der Tropfen, der das Fass zum Überlauf…
The straw that breaks the camel's back
Zum
Contraction of zu & dem
15 terms
Proverbs / idioms
A small leak will sink a great ship
silence gives consent
Birds of a feather flock together
Empty vessels make the most sound
something bad no matter how small can ruin all your plans
if you don't object to something, then one can assume you agree
people that are the same, stay together
people with the least talent and knowledge usually speak the…
A small leak will sink a great ship
something bad no matter how small can ruin all your plans
silence gives consent
if you don't object to something, then one can assume you agree
15 terms
proverbs & idioms
a hot potato
a penny for your thoughts
add insult to injury
an arm and a leg
speak of an issue mostly talked abt by many
a way of asking what someone is thinking
to worsen an infavourable condition
expensive
a hot potato
speak of an issue mostly talked abt by many
a penny for your thoughts
a way of asking what someone is thinking
39 terms
IDIOMS & PROVERBS
半途而废
要想做好一件事情,就要不断努力,不能半途而废。
必不可少
如今,个人电脑已经成为学生必不可少的学习工具了。
중도에포기하다
...
반드시필요하다
...
半途而废
중도에포기하다
要想做好一件事情,就要不断努力,不能半途而废。
...
21 terms
Proverbs & Idioms
Rien n'est éternel
Ça va, ça vient.
Loin des yeux, loin du cœur.
L'herbe est toujours plus verte chez l…
Nothing lasts forever
Easy come easy go
Out of sight out of mind
The grass is always greener on the other side
Rien n'est éternel
Nothing lasts forever
Ça va, ça vient.
Easy come easy go
15 terms
Idioms and proverbs
Щекотливая тема
Спокойный как удав
Проще простого
Понравившееся увлечение
It's a hot potato
As cool as a cucumber
A piece of cake/as easy as pie
It's my cup of tea
Щекотливая тема
It's a hot potato
Спокойный как удав
As cool as a cucumber
39 terms
Proverbs + Idioms
Still Waters Run Deep
Straw That Broke the Camels Back
Strike While the Iron Is hot
A Swan Song
Don't be fooled by appearances. Quiet people may be passionat…
one final problem that proves more than one person can bear
Don't delay, act immediately when the time is right
final performance of an actor or singer
Still Waters Run Deep
Don't be fooled by appearances. Quiet people may be passionat…
Straw That Broke the Camels Back
one final problem that proves more than one person can bear
21 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
A bad workman blames his tools;
A stitch in time saves nine;
Can't make heads or tails of something;
Not a spark of decency;
A man who gives excuses for his bad workmanship.
A small piece of work done immediately can save you a lot of…
Can't understand something at all.
No manners.
A bad workman blames his tools;
A man who gives excuses for his bad workmanship.
A stitch in time saves nine;
A small piece of work done immediately can save you a lot of…
21 terms
Idioms & Proverbs
olio di gomito
chi non lavora non mangia
tempo da vendere
l'amore è cieco
elbow grease
who doesn't work doesn't eat
time to spare
love is blind
olio di gomito
elbow grease
chi non lavora non mangia
who doesn't work doesn't eat
17 terms
Proverbs / Idioms
爱不释手 ai bu shi shou
爱憎分明 ai zeng fen ming
安然无恙 an ran wu yang
按部就班 an bu jiu ban
Love too much to let go
To be clear about whom or what to love/hate.
safe and sound
follow a schedule
爱不释手 ai bu shi shou
Love too much to let go
爱憎分明 ai zeng fen ming
To be clear about whom or what to love/hate.
20 terms
Idioms & Proverbs
Nothing lasts forever
The grass is always greener on the oth…
Out of sight, out of mind
Not too much wine, just a drop, if you…
Rien n'est éternel
L'herbe est toujours plus verte chez le voisin
Loin des yeux, loin du cœur
Pas trop du vin, juste une larme, s'il vous plaît
Nothing lasts forever
Rien n'est éternel
The grass is always greener on the oth…
L'herbe est toujours plus verte chez le voisin
11 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Life is short but art endures.
Who does not work does not eat.
Easier said than done.
A walking encyclopedia
La vita è breve e l'arte è lunga.
Chi non lavora non mangia.
Tra il dire e il fare c'è di mezzo il mare.
una biblioteca ambulante
Life is short but art endures.
La vita è breve e l'arte è lunga.
Who does not work does not eat.
Chi non lavora non mangia.
18 terms
Proverbs, Idioms
If there were no clouds we should not…
Small rain lays great dust.
As welcome as a storm.
After rain comes fair weather sunshine.
Чем темнее ночь, тем ярче звезды.
Мал золотник, да дорого.
Как гром среди ясного неба.
И на нашей улице будет праздник.
If there were no clouds we should not…
Чем темнее ночь, тем ярче звезды.
Small rain lays great dust.
Мал золотник, да дорого.
10 terms
Idioms and proverbs
Cada loco con su tema
Mucho ruido y pocas nueces
Barriga llena, corazón contento
Quien espera, desespera
To each their own
All talk and no action
A full belly and a happy heart
A watched pot never boils
Cada loco con su tema
To each their own
Mucho ruido y pocas nueces
All talk and no action
8 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Cada loco con su tema
Barriga llena, corazón contento
Mucho ruido y pocas nueces
El amor es ciego, pero los vecinos no
Всеки луд с номера си... Everyone has their own axe to grind... To…
Пълен стомах, пълна душа... Full stomach, happy heart
Много говори, малко прави... Much ado about nothing
Любовта е сляпа, но съседите не са
Cada loco con su tema
Всеки луд с номера си... Everyone has their own axe to grind... To…
Barriga llena, corazón contento
Пълен стомах, пълна душа... Full stomach, happy heart
59 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Je t'ai eu!
Ils m'ont eu!
avoir lieu
avoir quelqu'un dans sa peau
I've tricked you/Gotcha!
I've been had!
to take place
to have someone under one's skin
Je t'ai eu!
I've tricked you/Gotcha!
Ils m'ont eu!
I've been had!
10 terms
Idioms / proverbs
Actions speak louder than words
Laughter is the best medicine
Two wrongs don't make a right
Better late than never
actually doing something means much more than just talking ab…
laughing makes it easier to deal with difficult situation
revenge will not fix the problem; morally bad actions do not…
better to do something even if it's late than to never do it…
Actions speak louder than words
actually doing something means much more than just talking ab…
Laughter is the best medicine
laughing makes it easier to deal with difficult situation
11 terms
idioms - proverbs
too early to tell
there's will, ... there's way
many a little makes a mickle
Practice makes perfect
quá sớm để nói
có chí thì nên
tích tiểu thành đại
có công mài sắc, có ngày nên kim
too early to tell
quá sớm để nói
there's will, ... there's way
có chí thì nên
14 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Ende gut, alles gut.
Viele Köche verderben den Brei.
Eine Hand wäscht die andere.
Deutsche Sprache, schwere Sprache.
All's well that ends well.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
You scratch my back and I'll scratch your back.
German is hard.
Ende gut, alles gut.
All's well that ends well.
Viele Köche verderben den Brei.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
21 terms
idioms and proverbs
a fines de
dar las gracias
dar por entiendo
dejar un recado
around the end of
to thank
consider it understood
leave a message
a fines de
around the end of
dar las gracias
to thank
15 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
Rien n'est éternel
Loin des yeux, loin du cœur
l'herbe est toujour plus verte chez le…
Ça va, Ça vient
nothing is eternal
out of sight, out of mind
the grass is always greener on the other side
easy come, easy go
Rien n'est éternel
nothing is eternal
Loin des yeux, loin du cœur
out of sight, out of mind
40 terms
Proverbs and Idioms
Drawing a blank;
Drive someone round the bend;
Drop someone a line;
Elbow grease;
Unable to remember something.
Annoy, frustate or anger somebody.
Write a letter to someone.
Hard work or effort.
Drawing a blank;
Unable to remember something.
Drive someone round the bend;
Annoy, frustate or anger somebody.
27 terms
Idioms and Proverbs
sich wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen…
zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe (mit ein…
wie der Fisch auf dem Trocknen
wo sich die Füchse gute Nacht sagen
to behave like a bull in a china shop
to kill two birds with one stone
to be like a fish out of water
in the middle of nowhere, in the sticks, boondocks
sich wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen…
to behave like a bull in a china shop
zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe (mit ein…
to kill two birds with one stone
15 terms
Idioms and proverbs
Cada loco con su tema
Mucho ruido y poco nueces
El amor todo lo puede
Donde fuego se hace, humo sale
To each their own
All talk and no action
Love will find a way
Where there's smoke there's fire
Cada loco con su tema
To each their own
Mucho ruido y poco nueces
All talk and no action
8 terms
Idioms and proverbs
Cada loco con su tema
Idioms and proverbsBarriga llena, cora…
Mucho ruido y pocas nueces
El amor es ciego, pero los vecinos no
Each to their own
A fully belly and a happy heart.
All talk and no action
Love is blind but the neighbours aren't
Cada loco con su tema
Each to their own
Idioms and proverbsBarriga llena, cora…
A fully belly and a happy heart.
8 terms
Proverbs and Idioms
Der Weg zur Hölle ist mit guten Vorsät…
Anfangen ist leicht, beharren eine Kun…
Alles zu seiner Zeit.
Das gibt's nur einmal.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions
Starting is easy, persisting is an art.
All in good time. / Patience is a virtue.
That's unique. / It happens only once.
Der Weg zur Hölle ist mit guten Vorsät…
The road to hell is paved with good intentions
Anfangen ist leicht, beharren eine Kun…
Starting is easy, persisting is an art.
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