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得寸进尺:You give him an inch and he'll take a mile

爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog.

百闻不如一见 Seeing is believing.

半斤八两 six of one and half a dozen of the other

班门弄斧 teach fish to swim; teach ones grandmother to suck eggs

本末倒置 put the cart before the horse

捕风捉影 catch at shadows

不顾艰险,赴汤蹈火 go through thick and thin; go through fire and water

不可外扬的家丑;隐情 a skeleton in the cupboard

不浪费,不愁缺 Waste not, want not.

不伦不类;非驴非马;古怪之人 be neither fish,flesh,nor good red herring

不劳则无获 No pains, no gains. No gains without pains.

不入虎穴,焉得虎子 Nothing venture,nothing have.

吃一堑,长一智 A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.

出生牛犊不怕虎 A new-born calf makes little of a tiger.

船到桥头自会直 You will cross the bridge when you get to it.

打草惊蛇 beat the grass to alert/startle the snake

大海捞针 look for a needle in a haystack

打开天窗说亮话 put all cards on the table

()得寸进尺 Give him an inch and hell take an ell.

多此一举 carry coals to Newcastle

洗心革面 turn over a new leaf

放长线,钓大鱼 throw a long line to catch big fish

改邪归正 mend ones ways

隔墙有耳 Walls have ears.

本性难改 The leopard cant change its spots.

孤注一掷 put all ones eggs in one basket

光明正大 be fair and square

过河拆桥 kick down the ladder上楼抽梯

画蛇添足 paint the lily

患难见真情A friend in need is a friend indeed.

浑水摸鱼 fish in troubled waters

火上加油 add fuel to the fire; pour oil on the flame

既往不咎 Let bygones be bygones.

见风使舵 (to steer according to the wind)

骄兵必败 Pride goes before a fall.

捷足先登 The early bird catches/gets the worm.

金窝银窝,不如自家草窝 East or west, home is the best.

酒肉朋友 a fair weather friend

不择手段 by hook or by crook

来得容易,去得快 Easy come, easy go.

乱七八糟 be at sixes and sevens

旁观者清 The onlooker sees most of the game.

破釜沉舟 burn ones boat

骑虎难下 hold a wolf by the ears

巧妇难为无米之炊 One cant make brick without straw.

入乡随俗 When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

山穷水尽 be at the end of ones rope(tether)

三思后行 Look before you leap.

事难两全 You cannot eat your cake and have it

食言 go back on ones word

水底捞月 fish in the air

熟能生巧 Practice makes perfect.

捡了芝麻,丢了西瓜 Penny wise, pound foolish

胸有成竹 have a card up ones sleeve

雪中送炭 help a lame dog over a stile

易如反掌 as easy as a turn of ones wrist

英雄识英雄 Like knows like.

英雄所见略同 Great minds think alike.

欲速不达 More haste, less speed.

掌上明珠 the apple of ones eyes

直言不讳 call a spade a spade

坐立不安 be/sit on pins and needles

 

1 Pain past is pleasure.

过去的痛苦就是快乐。

[无论多么艰难一定要咬牙冲过去,将来回忆起来一定甜蜜无比。]


2
While there is life, there is hope.

有生命就有希望/留得青山在,不怕没柴烧。


3
Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.

脑中有知识,胜过手中有金钱。

[从小灌输给孩子的坚定信念。]


4
Storms make trees take deeper roots.

风暴使树木深深扎根。

[感激敌人,感激挫折!]


5
Nothing is impossible for a willing heart.

心之所愿,无所不成。

[坚持一个简单的信念就一定会成功。]


6
The shortest answer is doing.

最简单的回答就是干。

[想说流利的英语吗?那么现在就开口!心动不如嘴动。]


7
All things are difficult before they are easy.

凡事必先难后易。

[放弃投机取巧的幻想。]


8
Great hopes make great man.

伟大的理想造就伟大的人。


9
God helps those who help themselves.

天助自助者。


10
Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more.

四个简短的词汇概括了成功的秘诀:多一点点!

[比别人多一点努力、多一点自律、多一点决心、多一点反省、多一点学习、多一点实践、多一点疯狂,多一点点就能创造奇迹!]


11
In doing we learn.

实践长才干。


12
East or west, home is best.

东好西好,还是家里最好。


13
Two heads are better than one.

三个臭皮匠,顶个诸葛亮。


14
Good company on the road is the shortest cut.

行路有良伴就是捷径。


15
Constant dropping wears the stone.

滴水穿石。


16
Misfortunes never come alone/single.

祸不单行。


17
Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.

不经灾祸不知福。
 

18 Better late than never.

迟做总比不做好;晚来总比不来好。


19
It's never too late to mend.

过而能改,善莫大焉;亡羊补牢,犹未晚也。


20
If a thing is worth doing it is worth doing well.

如果事情值得做,就值得做好。


21
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

无热情成就不了伟业。


22
Actions speak louder than words.

行动比语言更响亮。


23
Lifeless, faultless.

只有死人才不犯错误。


24
From small beginning come great things.

伟大始于渺小。


25
One today is worth two tomorrows.

一个今天胜似两个明天。


26
Truth never fears investigation.

事实从来不怕调查。


27
The tongue is boneless but it breaks bones.

舌无骨却能折断骨。


28
A bold attempt is half success.

勇敢的尝试是成功的一半。
29
Knowing something of everything and everything of something.

通百艺而专一长。

[疯狂咬舌头]


30
Good advice is beyond all price.

忠告是无价宝。

 

posted on 2005-10-28 10:49  rtno1979  阅读(616)  评论(0编辑  收藏  举报