چهارشنبه 10 آبان‌ماه سال 1391

Proverbs with :Y

شنبه 20 اسفند‌ماه سال 1390
  • "You are responsible for you."
  • "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar."
  • "You can lead (take) a horse to water but you can't make it drink."
    • See also Dorothy_Parker: "You can lead a horticulture, but you cannot make her think."
  • "You can't have it both ways."
  • "You can't have your cake and eat it too."
    • Possible Interpretation: You cannot enjoy two mutually-exclusive benefits of the same situation.
  • "You can't judge a book by its cover."
  • "You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs."
  • "You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear."
  • "You can't milk a cow with your hands in your pants."
  • "You can't run with the hare and hunt with the hounds."
  • "You can't teach an old dog new tricks."
  • "You can't teach grandma to suck eggs."
  • "You can't teach grandpa to suck eggs." What does it mean?
  • "You can't tell a book by its cover."
  • "You have to crawl before you can walk."
  • "You'll always miss 100% of the [basketball] shots you don't take."
  • "You need to bait the hook to catch the fish."
  • "You never know what you've got till it's gone."
  • "You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours."
  • "You will not rise to the occasion, you will default to the level of your training"
  • "You lose some... and you win some... and some you don't even bother to play".
  • "You can't grease a "pig" so many times that he can't be greased one more time."
  • Proverbs with :V and W

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    Proverbs with :T and U

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    • "Talk is cheap."
    • "Talk of the devil - and the devil appears." خرس را یاد کن؛ دانگ را به دست بگیر!
    • "The best things in life are free."
    • "The coat makes the man."
    • "The cure is worse than the disease."
    • "The early bird gets the worm."
    • "The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
    • "The end justifies the means."
    • "The first step to health is to know that we are sick."
    • "The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence."
    • "The head and feet keep warm, the rest will take no harm."
    • "The more things change, the more they stay the same."
    • "The more better the best." هر چه بیشتر، بهتر
      • Possible Interpretation: One is never content with what one has. When one satisfies a want, it merely makes one aware of another. And so it goes on.
    • "The only stupid question is the one that is not asked."
    • "The opera ain't over until the fat lady sings."
    • "The pen is mightier than the sword."
    • "The pitcher goes so often to the well that it comes home broken at last."
    • "The proof of the pudding is in the eating."
    • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions."
      • Earlier variants of this proverb are recorded as "Hell is paved with good intentions." recorded as early as 1670, and an even earlier variant by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux "Hell is full of good intentions or desires."
    • "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak."
    • "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
    • "The sooner the better." هرجه زودتر، بهتر
    • "The start of a journey should never be mistaken for success."
    • "The third time someone tries to put a saddle on you, you should admit you're a horse."
    • "The value of ANYTHING is determined by the agreement of only two people.
    • "The wish is father to the thought."
    • "There are no small parts, only small actors."
    • "There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians."
    • "There's always a calm before a storm."
    • "There's always a deep breath before a plunge."
    • "There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip."
    • "There's more than one way to skin a cat."
    • "There's no accounting for taste."
      • From the Latin, de gustibus non est disputandum.
    • "There's no arguing with the barrel of a gun."
    • "There's no time like the present."
    • "Think before you speak." سخن را سنجیده بزن
    • "Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones."
    • "Time flies when you're having a good time."
    • "Time is money." وقت طلاست!
    • "This too, shall pass." این نیز بگذرد!
    • "To each his own."
    • "To err is human; to forgive is divine."
    • "To kill two birds with one stone." با یک تیر دو نشان زدن!
    • "Tomorrow is another day." فردا هم روز خداست!
    • "Too many cooks spoil the broth." آشپز که دو تا شد، آش یا شور می شه یا بی نمک!
    • "Too little; too late."
    • "Trouble shared is trouble halved."
    • "Truth is stranger than fiction."
    • "Two's company, three's a crowd."
    • "Two heads are better than one."
    • "Two in the pink, One in the stink."
    • "Two things prolong your life: A quiet heart and a loving wife."
    • "Two wrongs don't make a right."
    • "Treat them mean, keep them keen."

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    Proverbs with :R and S

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    Rats desert a sinking ship."

  • "Red sky at night: shepherd's delight. Red sky in the morning: shepherd's warning."
    • Alternative: "Red sky at night: sailor's delight. Red sky in the morning: sailor take warning."
  • "Rome wasn't built in a day."
  • "Rules are made to be broken."

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