After you" is good manners. "您先请"是礼貌。
A bad beginning makes a bad ending. 恶其始者必恶其终.
A bad bush is better than the open field. 有胜于无.
A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit. 吃亏的和解也比胜诉强.
A bad conscience is a snake in one's heart. 做贼心虚.
A bad custom is like a good cake, better broken than kept. 坏习惯像鲜馅饼,分食要比保存好.
A bad padlock invites a picklock. 开门揖盗.
A bad thing never dies. 坏事传千年.
A bad workman always blames his tools. 不会撑船怪河弯。
A bad workman quarrels with his tools 拙匠常怨工具差.
A bargain is a bargain. 达成的协议不可撕毁.
A beggar's purse is bottomless. 乞丐的钱袋是无底洞.
A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush. 一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林。
A bird is known by its note, and a man by his talk. 闻其歌知其鸟,听其言知其人.
A bird may be known by its song. 什麽鸟唱什麽歌.
A bit in the morning is better than nothing all day. 略有胜于全无.
A blind man who leans against a wall imagines that it's the boundary of the world. 坐井观天.
A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass. 秋波送盲,白费痴情.
A boaster and a liar are cousins-german. 吹牛与说谎本是同宗。
A book is the same today as it always was and it will never change. 一本好书今天如此,将来也如此,永不改变.
A book that remains shut is but a block. 有书闭卷不阅读,无异是一块木头.
A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm. 借来的斗篷不暖身.
A bosom friend afar brings distant land near. 海内存知己,天涯若比邻.
A bully is always a coward. 色厉内荏。
A burden of one's choice is not felt. 自己选的担子不嫌重.
A burnt child dreads the fire. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳.
A candle lights others and consumes itself. 蜡烛焚自身,光亮照别人.
A cat has nine lives. 猫有九条命;吉人天相。
A cat may look at a king. 猫也有权晋见国王.
A change of work is as good as a rest. 调换一下工作是很好的休息.
A cheerful wife is the joy of life. 快乐的妻子是生活的乐事.
A clean hand wants no washing. 不做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门.
A clear conscience is a soft pillow. 问心无愧,高枕无忧.
A clear conscience is a sure card. 光明磊落,胜券在握.
A clear conscience laughs at false accusations. 白日不做亏心事,夜半敲门心不惊.
A clear fast is better than a dirty breakfast. 宁为清贫,不为浊富.
A close mouth catches no flies. 病从口入,祸从口出.
A cock is valiant on his own dunghill. 夜郎自大.
A common danger causes common action. 同仇敌忾.
A constant guest is never welcome. 久住非佳宾,常来不欢迎.
A contented mind is a perpetual feast. 知足常乐.
A contented mind is perpetual feast. 知足常乐.
A covetous man is good to none but worse to himself. 贪婪的人对别人毫无好处,对自己却坏处更大.
A crafty knave needs no broker. 狡猾的流氓,不需居间人.
A creaking door hangs long on its hinges. 户枢不蠹.
A discontented man knows not where to sit easy. 不满足者坐无宁时.
A disease known is half cured. 病情确诊断,治病好一半.
A dog will not howl if you beat him with a bone. 骨头打狗狗不叫.
A dog's mouth emits no ivory. 狗嘴里吐不出象牙.
A fair death honors the whole life. 死得光明,终身荣耀.
A fair face may hide a foul heart. 人不可貌相.
A faithful friend is hard to find. 益友难得.
A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑,长一智。
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑,长一智.
A father is a treasure, a brother is a comfort, but a friend is both. 父亲是财富,兄弟是安慰,朋友兼而有之.
A fault confessed is half redressed. 承认错误,等于改正一半.
A flow of words is no proof of wisdom. 口若悬河不能作为才智的证明.
A fool always comes short of his reckoning. 愚人常缺算计.
A fool always rushes to the fore. 傻瓜总爱强出头.
A fool and his money are soon parted. 笨蛋难聚财.
A fool attempting to be witty is an object of profoundest pity. 蠢人装聪明,实在最可怜.
A fool can ask more questions than seven wise men can answer. 一愚发问,七智结舌.
A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. 愚者所问,智者难答.
A fool may give a wise man counsel. 愚者千虑,必有一得.
A fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out. 一愚所失,百智难回.
A fool's bolt is soon shot. 蠢人易于智穷力竭。
A fool's bolt may sometimes hit the mark. 愚者千虑,必有一得.
A fool's heart dances on his lips. 愚人心坦荡,挂在嘴唇上.
A fox may grow gray, but never good. 江山易改,本性难移。
A fox may grow grey, but never good. 狐狸到老也不会变好.
A friend exaggerates a man's virtue, an enemy his crimes. 朋友宣扬人的美德,敌人夸大人的罪过.
A friend in court is better than a penny in purse. 囊中有钱,不如朝中有友.
A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真交.
A friend is a second self. 朋友是另一个我.
A friend is best found in adversity. 患难见真友.
A friend is easier lost than found. 得朋友难,失朋友易。
A friend is never known till a man has need. 不到患难时,永远不能认识真正的朋友.
A friend is not so soon gotten as lost. 交友慢,失友快.
A friend to all is a friend to none. 滥交者无友。
A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody. 广交友,无深交.
A friend without faults will never be found. 没有缺点的朋友是永远找不到的.
A full belly counsels well. 衣食足而后知荣辱.
A full cup must be carried steadily. 杯满盈,须持稳.
A good anvil does not fear the hammer. 好砧不怕锤.
A good appetite is a good sauce. 饥不择食.
A good beginning is half done. 良好的开端是成功的一半。
A good beginning is half the battle. 首战告捷等于一半胜利.
A good beginning makes a good ending. 善始者必善其终.
A good book is a best friend who never turns his back upon us. 一本好书,莫逆之交.
A good book is a good friend. 好书如挚友。
A good book is a light to the soul. 好书一本,照亮心灵.
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. 一本好书,相伴一生。
A good conscience is a continual feast. 白日不做亏心事,夜半敲门心不惊.
A good conscience is a soft pillow. 问心无愧,高枕无忧.
A good dog deserves a good bone. 有劳得奖.
A good example is the best sermon. 身教胜似言教.
A good face is a letter of recommendation. 好的相貌就是一封推荐的介绍信.
A good fame is better than a good face. 好的名望胜于好的相貌.
A good friend is my nearest relation. 良友如近亲.
A good head and an industrious hand are worth gold in any land. 聪明脑袋勤劳手,走遍天下贵如金.
A good healthy body is worth more a crown in gold. 健康的身体贵于黄金铸成的皇冠.
A good heart conquers ill fortune. 善心克厄运.
A good horse cannot be of a bad color. 良马的毛色不会差.
A good horse often needs a good spur. 好马常要好靴刺.
A good husband makes a good wife. 夫善则妻贤。
A good marksman may miss. 智者千虑,必有一失.
A good maxim is never out of season. 至理名言不会过时.
A good medicine tastes bitter. 良药苦口,忠言逆耳.
A good name is better than riches. 好名誉胜过有财富.
A good name is earlier lost than won. 失去美名易,得到美名难.
A good name is easier lost than won. 名誉失之易,而得之难。
A good name is sooner lost than won. 美誉难得而易失.
A good name keeps luster in the dark. 好的名声在黑暗中也会光芒四射.
A good surgeon must have an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand. 出色的外科医生必须心明眼亮和有一双灵巧的手.
A good tale is none the worse for being twice told. 好故事百听不厌.
A good tongue is a good weapon. 伶俐的口齿是一种锐利的武器.
A good wife health is a man's best wealth. 妻贤身体好是男人最大的财富。
A good winter brings a good summer. 瑞雪兆丰年.
A great talker is a great liar. 最会饶舌的人也是最会说谎的人.
A guilty conscience is a self-accuser. 做贼心虚,良心自诛.
A guilty conscience needs no accuser. 贼胆心虚.
A handful of common sense is worth bushel of learning. 一点小常识常胜过很多有价值的学问.
A happy heart makes a bloomingvisage. 心花怒放,笑逐颜开.
A hasty man is seldom out of trouble. 性急难免出岔子.
A heavy purse makes a light heart. 腰包钱财足,心境自然宽.
A hedge between keeps friendship green. 君子之交淡如水。
A hero is known in the time of misfortune. 时势造英雄.
A horse is neither better nor worse for his trappings. 相马不可凭马的装饰.
A house divided against itself cannot stand. 家庭内讧难维系.
A Jack of all trades and master of none. 三脚猫无所长.
A joke never gains an enemy but loses a friend. 戏谑不能化敌为友,只能使人失去朋友。
A joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend. 开玩笑总不能化敌为友,反而有时会失去朋友.
A lamb is as dear to a poor man as an ox to the rich. 穷人的一只羔羊比富人的一头牛还要珍贵.
A large part of virtue consists in good habits. 美德大多只是良好的习惯。
A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy. 懒羊嫌毛重
A lazy youth, a lousy age. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲.
A leopard cannot change its spots. 积习难改。
A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. 骗子说真话,也没人相信.
A liar is worse than a thief. 撒谎比偷窃更可恶.
A lie begets a lie till they come to generation. 谎言生谎言,谎言传万代.
A life without a friend is a life without a sun. 人生在世无朋友,犹如生活无太阳.
A life without a purpose is a ship without a rudder. 人生无目的,犹如船失去了舵.
A light heart lives long. 静以修身。
A light purse is a heavy curse. 为人无钱处处难.
A light purse makes a heavy heart. 囊中无钱心事重.
A lion at home, a mouse abroad. 在家凶如狮,在外却如鼠.
A little body often harbors a great soul. 浓缩的都是精品。
A little body often harbours a great soul. 莫道身躯小,伟人寓其间.
A little child is the sweetest and purest thing in the world. 幼儿是世界上最可爱和最纯洁的.
A little fire is quickly trodden out. 小洞易补.
A little is better than none. 聊胜于无.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. 一知半解,自欺欺人。
A little labor, much health. 适量劳动健身大有益.
A little leak will sink a great ship. 千丈之堤溃于蚁穴.
A little learning is a dangerous thing. 浅学误人.
A little neglect may breed great mischief. 小不忍则乱大谋.
A little pot is soon hot. 壶小水易热.
A little spark kindles a great fire. 星星之火,可以燎原.
A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire. 适可而止,过犹不及.
A living dog is better than a dead lion. 一条活狗胜过一头死狮.
A maid that laughs is half taken. 少女露笑脸,婚事半成全.
A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. 少女有了许多求婚者往往选中了最差的一个.
A man alone is either a saint or a devil. 孤身独处的人可以为圣哲,也可为恶魔.
A man apt to promise is apt to forget. 轻诺者易忘.
A man becomes learned by asking questions. 不耻下问才能有学问。
A man can die but once. 人生只有一次死.
A man can do no more than he can. 凡事只能量力而行.
A man can never thrive who had a wasteful wife. 妻子浪费无度,丈夫不会出头.
A man can not spin and reel at the same time. 一心不能二用.
A man cannot serve two masters. 一仆不能事二主.
A man cannot spin and reel at the same time. 一心不能二用。
A man cannot whistle and drink at he same time. 一心不能二用.
A man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little. 人有两只耳朵一张嘴,就是为了多听少说话.
A man is as old as he feels. 老不老,自己晓.
A man is known by his friends. 什么人交什么朋友。
A man is known by the company he keeps. 察其友知其人.
A man is not a horse because he was born in a stable. 人并不因为生在马厩里就成了马.
A man is not good or bad for one action. 判断人的好坏不能凭一次行为.
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn. 路遥知马力,日久见人心.
A man may dig his grave with his teeth. 祸从口出.
A man may lead a horse to the water, but he cannot make him drink. 牵马到河易,强马饮水难.
A man may love his house well without riding on the ridge. 有宝何必人前夸.
A man may smile and smile and be villain. 笑里藏奸.
A man may talk like a wise man and yet act like a fool. 一个人可能说话像个聪明人,而行为像个大笨蛋.
A man of gladness seldom falls into madness. 生性乐天的人极少会变成疯子.
A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. 讲而不做,犹如花园里长满了荒草.
A man who has friend must show himself friendly. 与朋友交,必须友好相处.
A man who has friends must show himself friendly. 要有朋友,必须以友谊待人。
A man without a smiling face must not open a shop. 人无笑脸,不要开店.
A man without money is a bow without an arrow. 人无钱,犹如弓无箭.
A man without money is no man at all. 一分钱难倒英雄汉。
A man without reason is a beast in season. 人无理智就像是一头发情的野兽.
A man's house is his castle. 一个人的家就是他的城堡。
A man's actions show his character. 行为可显出一个人的品性.
A match will set fire to a large building. 星星之火,可以燎原.
A merry heart goes all the way. 生性乐天,终身受用.
A middle course is the safest. 中庸之道最保险.
"A mill cannot grind with the water that is past." 机不可失,失不再来。
A miserly father makes a prodigal son. 爱钱如命的父亲生个儿子挥金如土.
A miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘,差之千里.
A moneyless man goes fast through the market. 一个没钱的人很快穿过市场.
A mother's love never changes. 母爱永恒.
A near friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman. 远亲不如近邻.
A new broom sweeps clean. 新官上任三把火.
A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse. 对牛弹琴.
A penny saved is a penny earned. 省钱就是赚钱.
A pet lamb makes a cross ram. 宠坏的小羊将成为脾气坏的大羊.
A poor man who takes a rich wife has a ruler, not a wife. 穷汉娶富妻,必受老婆欺.
A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. 白日不做亏心事,夜半不怕鬼敲门.
A ragged coat may cover an honest man. 不能以衣著取人.
A ready way to lose friend is to lend him money. 失友都因借钱起.
A road of a thousand miles begins with one step. 千里之行始于足下.
A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滚石不生苔,转业不聚财.
A secret between more than two is no secret. 两人以上知道的秘密就不算秘密.
A servant is known by his master's absence. 主人不在可以看出仆人的品行来.
A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth. 缄默的嘴,真诚的心,是世界上最令人赞美的东西.
A single flower does not make a spring. 一花独放不是春,百花齐放春满园。
A single spark can start a prairie fire. 星星之火,可以燎原.
A smart coat is a good letter of introduction. 人要衣装,佛要金装.
A smooth sea never made a skillfulmariner. 平静的海洋练不出熟练的水手.
A snow year, a rich year. 瑞雪兆丰年。
A sound mind in a sound body. 健全的精神寓于健康的身体。
A sow, when washed; returns to the muck. 江山易改,本性难移.
A spot is most seen on the finest cloth. 最清洁的布上,污点特别显眼.
A staff is quickly found to beat a dog with. 欲加之罪,何患无辞.
A still tongue makes a wise head. 智者寡言.
A stitch in time saves nine. 小洞不补,大洞吃苦.
A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe. 身正不怕影子斜.
A straw shows which way the wind blows. 一叶便知秋.
A stumble may prevent a fall. 小惩大诫.
A tall tree catches the wind. 树大招风.
A tattler is worse than a thief. 搬弄是非者,恶劣甚于贼.
A thief is a thief, whether he steals a diamond or a cucumber. 偷多偷少都是贼.
A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. 贼了解贼,正如狼了解狼.
A thing is bigger for being shared. 插手人一多,事态就扩大.
A thousand friends are few, one enemy is too many. 朋友千人尚觉少,仇敌一人犹嫌多.
A thousand probabilities do not make one truth. 一千个"或有"不能造成一个事实.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. 千言万语不如一个行动.
A threatened blow is seldom given. 虚张声势,吓唬而已.
A tree is known by its fruit. 观其行而知其人.
A trouble shared is a trouble halved. 两人分担,困难减半。
A true friend is known in the day of adversity. 疾风知劲草,患难知友情.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies. 真正的朋友好似两个身子长著一颗心.
A true jest is no jest. 真正的笑话不是笑话.
A true man and a thief think not the same. 君子和窃贼的思想不同.
A useful trade is a mine of gold. 一样有用的手艺是取之不尽的财富.
A valiant man's look is more than a coward's sword. 勇士的神色胜过懦夫的刀剑.
A wanderer who is determined to reach his destination does not fear the rain. 决心赶到目的地,浪汉何惧雨来淋.
A watched pot is long in boiling. 心急水不沸.
A wicked book is the wickeder because it cannot repent. 一本坏书危害无穷.
A wilful man will have his way. 有志者是竟成.
A willful man will have his way. 一个有决心的人将找到他的道路。
A wise head makes a close mouth. 智者寡言.
A wise man cares not for what he cannot have. 智者不作非凡之想.
A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will. 智者通权达变,愚者刚愎自用.
A wise man needs not blush for changing his purpose. 智者不耻于改变初衷.
A wise man thinks all that he says, a fool says all that he thinks. 智者思其所言,愚者言其所思.
A wise man will make tools of what comes to hand. 聪明的人能随机应变.
A woman's work is never at an end. 妇女的活计做不完.
A word is enough to the wise. 对明智者一言已足.
A word spoken is an arrow let fly. 一言既出,驷马难追.
A word spoken is past recalling. 一言既出,驷马难追.
A work ill done must be twice done. 未做好的活,需要重新做.
A year's plan starts with spring. 一年之计在于春。
A young idler, an old beggar. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。
A young man married is a man that's marred. 男子早婚,种下祸根.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. 相聚爱益切,离别情更深.
Accidents will happen. 天有不测风云.
Action is the proper fruit of knowledge. 行动是知识的巧果.
Actions speak louder than words. 事实胜于雄辩.
Admonish your friends in private, praise them in public. 在私底下要忠告你的朋友,在公开场合又表扬你的朋友. Adversity is a good discipline. 苦难是磨练人的好机会.
Adversity leads to prosperity. 逆境迎向昌盛.
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich. 患难使人聪明,但不能致富.
Adversity makes strange bedfellows. 身处逆境不择友.
Adversity successfully overcome is the highest glory. 成功地克服困难是最大的光荣.
Advice when most needed is least heeded. 忠言逆耳.
Affairs that are done by due degrees are soon ended. 事情要按部就班地做,就会很快地做完.
After a storm comes a calm. 否极泰来.
After black clouds, clear weather. 否极泰来.
After death, the doctor. 放马后炮.
After dinner comes the reckoning. 吃喝玩乐,该付代价.
After dinner sit a while; after supper walk a mile. 午餐之后坐片刻,晚饭之后走一里.
After dinner sit awhile; after supper walk a mile. 午餐后稍坐片刻,晚餐后步行一哩。
After meat, mustard. 雨后送伞.
After rain comes the sunshine. 苦尽甘来.
After rain comes the sunshine.苦尽甘来. A friend in need is a friend indeed.
After sorrow, joy. 苦尽甘来。
Ale will make a cat speak. 酒后吐真言.
All are brave when the enemy flies. 敌人逃跑时,个个都勇敢.
All are not friends that speak us fair. 说我们好话的未必全是朋友。
All are not hunters that blow the horn. 吹号角的未必都是猎人.
All are not merry that dance lightly. 表面高兴的,未必都快乐.
All are not saints that go to church. 去做礼拜者,未必皆圣人.
All are not thieves that dogs bark at. 犬之所吠,并非皆贼.
All asses wag their ears. 傻子总爱装聪明.
All bread is not baked in one oven. 人心不同,犹如其面.
All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws. 猫都爱吃鱼,却怕爪弄湿.
All covet, all lose. 贪多必失.
All good things come to an end. 天下没有不散的筵席。
All is fair in war. 兵不厌诈.
All is fish that comes to his net. 来者不拒。
All is fish that comes to one's net. 捉到网里都是鱼.
All is flour that comes to his mill. 到他的磨里都能碾成粉.
All is not at hand that helps. 有用的东西并不都是唾手可得的.
All is not gain that is put in the purse. 放入钱包的钱财,并非都是应得的.
All is not gold that glitters. 闪光的东西并不都是黄金.
All is not lost that is in danger. 在危险中的东西未必都会损失.
All is well that ends well. 结果美满都是好的.
All lay loads on the willing horse. 人善被人欺,马善被人骑。
All men are mortal. 人孰无死.
All men cannot be first. 不可能人人都得第一名.
All one's geese are swans. 自吹自擂.
All rivers run into sea. 海纳百川。
All rivers run into the sea. 百川入海.
All roads lead to Rome. 条条道路通罗马.
All shall be well, Jack shall have Jill. 有情人终成眷属.
All that ends well is well. 结果好,就一切都好。
All that glitters is not gold. 闪光的不一定都是金子。
All the treasures of the earth would not bring back one lost moment. 机会失去不再来,千贯万贯难赎回.
All the wit in the world is not in one head. 世界上所有的智慧不可能集中于一个脑袋.
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. 整个世界是个舞台,男男女女,演员而已.
All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事都是先难后易.
All things are easy that are done willingly. 做事乐意,诸事容易.
All things are obedient to money. 有钱能使鬼推磨.
All things will come round to him who will but wait. 只要耐心肯等待,一切都会按时来.
All time is no time when it is past. 光阴一去不复返.
All truths are not to be told. 真理并不都能说得清.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. 只会用功不玩耍,聪明孩子也变傻。
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy; all play and no work makes Jack a mere boy. 只工作,不玩耍,聪明孩子要变傻;尽玩耍,不学习,聪明孩子没出息.
All work no play makes Jack a dull boy. 只工作,不玩耍,聪明小伙也变傻。
All's fair in love and war. 爱情和战争是不择手段的.
All's fish that comes to his net. 到了网中都是鱼.
All's well that ends well. 结局好的就算好。
Although it rains, throw not away your watering pot. 纵然天下雨,休把水壶丢.
Always taking out of the meal-tub and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom. 坐吃山空.
Ambition never dies until there is no way out. 不到黄河心不死.
Among the blind the one-eyed man is king. 山中无老虎,猴子称霸王.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. 一天一苹果,不用请医生。
An artist lives everywhere. 艺人处处可安家.
An ass endures his burden but not more than his burden. 驴子能负重,但不堪超过力之所及.
An empty hand is no lure for a hawk. 空手诱不来老鹰.
An empty purse frightens many friends. 囊中无分文,亲友不上门.
An empty sack cannot stand upright. 空麻袋,立不直.
An enemy's mouth seldom speaks well. 狗嘴里吐不出象牙.
An evening red and a morning grey, is a sign of a fair day. 晚霞红如火,晓色青如灰,定是晴朗天.
An evil chance seldom comes alone. 祸不单行.
An evil lesson is soon learned. 学坏容易.
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙。
An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙。
An honest man's word is as good as his bond. 诚实人的话像他的契约一样靠得住.
An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. 一日之计在于晨.
An idle brain is the devil's workshop. 游手好闲是万恶之源.
An idle youth, a needy age. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲.
An ill workman quarrels with his tools. 拙匠常怪工具差.
An inch in a miss is as good as an ell. 错无分大小,有错皆不好.
An oak is not felled at one stroke. 万事不能一蹴而就.
An occasion lost cannot be redeemed. 时机失了无法挽回.


An old dog barks not in vain. 老犬不空吠.
An old dog bites sore. 老狗咬人痛得很.
An old dog cannot alter its way of barking. 老狗难改吠声.
An old dog cannot learn new tricks. 老狗学不出新把戏。
An old dog will learn no new tricks. 老家伙学不出新名堂.
An old physician, and a young lawyer. 医生年老的好,律师年轻的俏.
An old poacher makes the best keeper. 老偷猎者是最好的看守人.
An open door may tempt a saint. 一扇开著的大门可诱惑一个圣徒.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity. 乐观的人在灾难中看到希望;悲观的人在希望中看到灾难.
An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit. 慎重胜过智慧。
An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom. 聪明才智,不如运气。
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. 预防胜于治疗.
An ox is taken by the horns, and the man by the tongue. 牛因有脚而被抓,人因有舌而遭殃.
An upright judge has more regard to justice than to men. 正直的法官重法胜于重人.
Anger is a short madness. 发火是短暂的疯狂.
Anger punishes itself. 生气最终是气坏自己。
Anger rests in the bosom of folly. 怒火常寓于蠢人的胸中.
Answer a fool according to his folly. 以其人之道,还治其人之身.
Any help is better than no help. 任何帮助都胜于没有帮助。
Apothecaries would not sugar their pills unless they were bitter. 好药不苦不会加糖衣.
Apparel makes the man. 马靠鞍装,人靠衣装.
Appearances are deceitful. 人不可貌相,海水不可斗量.
Appetite comes with eating. 食欲越吃越旺.
Art is long, life is short. 人生朝露,艺业千秋。
Art lies in concealing art. 隐而不露即艺术.
As a man lives so shall he die. 有生必有死.
As a man sows, so shall he reap. 种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。
As a man's heart is, so does he speak. 言为心声.
As is the workman so is the work. 什麽工人出什麽活.
As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turns to the deadliest hatred. 美酒可制成烈醋,热爱能变为深仇.
As the call, so the echo. 发什麽声音,有什麽回声.
As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks. 一厢情愿.
As the inner life is, so will be the language. 言为心声.
As the old cock crows, so doth the young. 有其父必有其子.
As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries man. 试金石可以试金,正如黄金可以试人.
As the tree falls, so shall it lie. 自作自受.
As the tree, so the fruit. 长什麽树,结什麽果.
As well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb. 偷大偷小都是贼.
As worms are bred in a stagnant pool, so are evil thoughts in idleness. 虫蛆在死水中孵化,邪念在懒惰中养成.
As you brew, so must you drink. 自搬石头自压脚.
As you make your bed so you must lie on it. 自食其果.
Ask no questions and you will be told no lies. 如果你少问,谎言就难进.
At open doors dogs come in. 狗从开著的门中进来.
Avarice blinds our eyes. 财迷心窍.
Avarice increases with wealth. 越富越贪.
Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler. 好问是非者,恰是是非之人.


Bacchus has drowned more men than Nepture. 酒神淹死的人比海神多.
Bad news travels fast. 坏事传千里。
Bad workmen often blame their tools. 拙匠常怪工具差.
Bare words, no bargain. 空言不能成交易.
Barking dogs don't bite. 吠犬不咬人。
Barking dogs seldom bite. 善吠的狗很少咬人.
Be always as merry as ever you can, for no-one delights in a sorrowful man. 务请心情常欢畅,只因无人喜忧伤.
Be considerate towards the poor. 要为穷人著想.
Be honest rather clever. 诚实比聪明更要紧.
Be just to all, but trust not all. 要公正对待所有的人,但不要轻信所有的人.
Be prepared to put one's hand in one's pocket. 准备慷慨解囊.
Be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing. 选择朋友要审慎,摒弃更要审又慎.
Be slow to promise and quick to perform. 不轻诺,诺必果.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak. 多听少说.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak./ Give every man your ear, but few your voice./
Beauty is but a blossom. 美丽只是盛开的花朵.
Beauty is but skin-deep. 红颜易变.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 情人眼里出西施。
Beauty is in the eye of the gazer. 情人眼里出西施.
Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent. 美丽是有力量的,但金钱更有权威.
Beauty is truth, truth beauty. 美就是真,真就是美.
Beauty lies in lover's eyes. 情人眼里出西施.
Beauty lies in the love's eyes. 情人眼里出西施。
Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit. 美丽的花或许长好叶,结苦果.
Beauty will buy no beef. 漂亮不能当饭吃。
Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume. 美而无德犹如花之无香.
Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails. 口蜜腹剑.
Before gold, even kings take off their hats. 有钱能使鬼推磨.
Beggars cannot be choosers. 饥不择食.
Beggars must be no choosers. 饥不择食.
Behind bad luck comes good luck. 塞翁失马,焉知非福.
Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle. 随遇而安.
Believe no tales from the enemy. 切莫轻信敌人.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear. 眼见的不能全信,耳闻的也不能半信.
Believe somebody on his bare word. 人言无据,切勿轻信.
Benefits please like flowers, while they are fresh. 恩泽让人欣喜,犹如鲜花使人心醉.
Better a bachelor's life than a slovenly wife. 过光棍生活,胜过有一个邋遢老婆.
Better a glorious death than a shameful life. 忍辱贪生不如死得光荣.
Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us. 适量的火好取暖,熊熊烈火能焚身.
Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. 前程虽远大,现实尤可贵.
Better an empty purse than an empty head. 宁可钱袋瘪,不要脑袋空.
Better an open enemy than a false friend. 明枪易躲,暗箭难防.
Better are small fish than an empty dish. 有胜于无.
Better be alone than in bad company. 交损友不如无友.
Better be out of the world than out of fashion. 不合潮流不如脱离尘世.
Better be poor than wicked. 宁可做穷人,不要做坏人.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. 宁为犬首,不作狮尾.
Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse. 宁为驴头,不为马尾.
Better deny at once than promise long. 轻诺必寡信.
Better die with honour than live with shame. 与其忍辱偷生,不如光荣而死.
Better early than late. 及早不及晚。
Better eye sore than all blind. 眼痛总比瞎眼好.
Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt. 宁可饿肚子,切莫去借债.
Better good neighbours near than relations far away. 远亲不如近邻.
Better half an egg than empty shell. 半只蛋也比空壳好.
Better is the neighbour's hen than mine. 人莫知其苗之硕.
Better late than never. 迟做总比不做好.
Better lose a jest than a friend. 宁可不说一句俏皮话,以免得罪朋友们.
Better lose the saddle than the horse. 吃小亏占大便宜.
Better master one than engage with ten. 精通一事胜于会十事.
Better one-eyed than stone-blind. 独眼总比全瞎好.
Better poor with honour than rich with shame. 穷得光荣,胜过富得可耻.
Better say nothing than nothing to the purpose. 与其说话不中肯,不如一言不发好.
Better some of a pudding than none of a pie. 聊胜于无.
Better the foot slip than the tongue trip. 宁可滑跤,不可失言.
Better to ask the way than go astray. 问路总比迷路好。
Better to do well than to say well. 说得好不如做得好.
Better unlearned than ill-learned. 学而不化,不如不学。
Better wear out than rust out. 与其闲散不如忙碌.
Better wit than wealth. 智力胜于财富.
Better without gold than without friends. 宁可没有金钱,不可没有朋友。
Between friends all is common. 朋友之间不分彼此.
Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip. 功亏一篑.
Between two stools one falls to the ground. 脚踏两头要落空.
Beware beginnings. 慎始为上.
Beware of a man of one book. 不要与一个有专业知识的人争论.
Beware of a silent dog and still water. 警惕无声之狗会咬人,平静之水会覆舟.
Beware of him who regards not his reputation. 要谨防不重自己名誉的人.
Big mouthfuls ofter choke. 贪多嚼不烂.
Bind the sack before it be full. 做事应适可而止.
Birds of a feather flock together. 物以类聚,人以群分.
Birth is much, but breeding is more. 出身固然重要,教养更且重要.
Bite off more than one can chew. 贪多咽不下.
Bite the hand that feeds one. 恩将仇报.
Bitter pills may have wholesome effects. 良药苦口利于病.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. 人无所求最享福,因他不为失望苦.
Blind men can judge no colours. 不宜问道于盲.

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