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cross your heart 你发誓 gate - crasher 不请自来的不速之客; take it easy 凡事看开些, 不要太冲动, 不要看得那么重 make yourself comfortable 不用约束 (招待客人时说的话) you are all wet 你完全误会了 she is hangover 她昨夜喝醉了 it's a matter of time 这是迟早的问题 she pulls out 她退出了 I have my limit 我的忍耐度有限 don't brush me off 不要敷衍我 let's get it straight 我们打开天窗说亮话吧 what you call this 你这算什么 how about a bite 随便吃些什么吧 you can count on me 你可以信得过我 he see things not people他论事不论人 we sang the same songs 我们志同道合 I hope you in the roll 我希望你也能来 let's go Dutch 我们各付各的吧 speak of the devil 说曹操, 曹操就到 keep in touch 保持联络 don't turn me down 不要拒绝我 don't let me down 别叫我失望 man proposes and god disposes 谋事在人成事在天 .the weakest goes to the wall.优胜劣败 to look one way and row another声东击西 .in everyone's mouth.脍炙人口 to kick against the pricks 螳臂挡车 .to give the last measure of devotion 鞠躬尽瘁 .to suffer for one's wisdom. 聪明反被聪明误 to harp on the same string. 旧调重弹 what's done cannot be undone 覆水难收 .to convert defeat into victory. 转败为胜 beyond one's grasp. 鞭长莫及 to be severe with oneself and lenient with others.严以责己宽以待人 a heart of steel. 铁石心肠 to be guided by destiny.听天由命 pride goes before a fall 骄者必败 .the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without 不战而屈人之兵 what is bugging you 什么事使你心烦 sworn brother 干兄弟, 盟兄弟 it's dying art 这是已失传的手艺 gentlemen agreement 君子协定 I'm trying to make ends meet 我尽力要使收支平衡 prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.富贵结朋友, 患难见真情 if you wish to be the best man, you must suffer the bitterest of the bitter.吃得苦中苦, 方为人上人 it is better to fight for good than to fail at the ill.宁为善而斗, 毋屈服于恶 he who has hope has everything.怀有希望者, 便拥有一切 self-trust is the first secret of success自信心是成功的首要关键 the secret of success is constancy of purpose.成功的秘绝在于目标坚定有恒 success grows out of struggles to overcome difficulties.成功源于努力去克服困难 experience is the extract of suffering.经验是受苦的结晶 英语谚语 英语谚语指流传于英国和美国的比较简练而且言简意赅的话语。









A bad beginning makes a bad ending.不善始者不善终。

A bad workman always blames his tools.不会撑船怪河弯。 A bird in the hand is worth than two in the bush. 一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林。

A bad thing never dies.遗臭万年。A boaster and a liar are cousins-german.吹牛与说谎本是同宗。

A bully is always a coward.色厉内荏A burden of one's choice is not felt.爱挑的担子不嫌重。 A candle lights others and consumes itself.蜡烛照亮别人毁灭了自己。

Close mouth catches no flies.病从口入A cat has 9 lives.猫有九条命。 A cat may look at a king.人人平等。

A constant guest is never welcome.常客令人厌。 Actions speak louder than words事实胜于雄辩。

Adversity leads to prosperity.穷则思变。 Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.逆境出人才。

A fair death honors the whole life.死得其所,流芳百世。 A faithful friend is hard to find.知音难觅。

A fall into a pit, a gain in your wit.吃一堑,长一智。 A fox may grow gray, but never good.江山易改,本性难移。

A friend in need is a friend indeed.患难见真情。 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.需要之时方知友。 A friend without faults will never be found.没有十全十美的 ‘After you' is good manners.您先请”是礼貌。

A good beginning is half done.良好的开端是成功的一半。 A good beginning makes a good ending.善始者善终。

A good book is a good friend.好书如挚友。 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 soft pillow.不做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门。 A good fame is better than a good face. 美名胜过美貌。

A good husband makes a good wife.夫善则妻贤。 A good medicine tastes bitter.良药苦口。

A good wife health is a man's best wealth.妻贤身体好是男人最大的财富。 A great talker is a great liar.说大话者多谎言。

A light heart lives long.静以修身。A hedge between keeps friendship green.君子之交淡如水。

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 leopard cannot change its spots.积习难改。

A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth说谎者即使讲真话也没人相信。 A little body often harbors a great soul.浓缩的都是精品。

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.一知半解,自欺欺人。 A little pot is soon hot.狗肚子盛不得四两油。

All are brave when the enemy flies.敌人逃窜时,人人都成了勇士。 All good things come to an end.天下没有不散的筵席。

All rivers run into sea.海纳百川。All roads lead to Rome.条条大路通罗马。

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 things are difficult before they are easy.凡事总是由难而易。 All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.只会用功不玩耍,聪明孩子也变傻。

A man becomes learned by asking questions.不耻下问才能有学问。 A man can do no more than he can.凡事都应量力而行。

A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.一心不能二用。 A man is known by his friends.什么人交什么朋友。

A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.光说空话不做事,犹如花园光长刺。 A man without money is no man at all一分钱难倒英雄汉。

A merry heart goes all the way.心旷神怡,事事顺利。 A miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘,差之千里。

A mother's love never changes.母爱永恒。 An apple a day keeps the doctor away.一天一苹果,不用请医生。

A new broom sweeps clean.新官上任三把火。 An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.以眼还眼,以牙还牙。

An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.一日之计在于晨。 An old dog cannot learn new tricks.老狗学不出新把戏。

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.预防为主,治疗为辅。

A rolling stone gathers no moss.滚石不生苔,转业不聚财。 As a man sows, so he shall reap.种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。

A single flower does not make a spring.一花独放不是春百花齐放春满园。 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 still tongue makes a wise head.寡言者智。

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 wise head makes a close mouth.真人不露相,露相非真人。 A word spoken is past recalling.一言既出,驷马难追。

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。

Bad news has wings.好事不出门,坏事传千里。 Barking dogs seldom bite.吠犬不咬人。

Beauty lies in the love's eyes.情人眼里出西施。 Be swift to hear, slow to speak.听宜敏捷。


1.Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。

2.God helps those who help themselves. 天助自助者。

3.Easier said than done. 说起来容易做起来难。

4.Where there is a will,there is a way. 有志者事竟成。

5.One false step will make a great difference. 失之毫厘,谬之千里。

6.Slow and steady wins the race. 稳扎稳打无往而不胜。

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

8.Experience is the mother of wisdom. 实践出真知。

9.All work and no play makes jack a dull boy. 只工作不玩耍,聪明孩子也变傻。

10.Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance. 无德之美犹如没有香味的玫瑰,徒有其表。

11.More hasty,less speed. 欲速则不达。

12.It's never too old to learn. 活到老,学到老。

13.All that glitters is not gold. 闪光的未必都是金子。

14.A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.千里之行始于足下。

15.Look before you leap.



16.Rome was not built in a day. 伟业非一日之功。

17.Great minds think alike. 英雄所见略同。

18.well begun,half done. 好的开始等于成功的一半。

19.It is hard to please all. 众口难调。

20.Out of sight,out of mind. 眼不见,心不念。

21.Facts speak plainer than words. 事实胜于雄辩。

22.Call back white and white back. 颠倒黑白。

23.First things first. 凡事有轻重缓急。

24.Ill news travels fast. 坏事传千里。

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

26.live not to eat,but eat to live. 活着不是为了吃饭,吃饭为了活着。

27.Action speaks louder than words. 行动胜过语言。

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

29.It's not the gay coat that makes the gentleman. 君子在德不在衣。

30.Beauty will buy no beef. 漂亮不能当饭吃。

31.Like and like make good friends. 趣味相投。

32.The older, the wiser. 姜是老的辣。

33.Do as Romans do in Rome. 入乡随俗。

34.An idle youth,a needy age. 少壮不努力,老大徒伤悲。

35.As the tree,so the fruit. 种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。

36.To live is to learn,to learn is to better live.活着为了学习,学习为了更好的活着。

多记点总是好的 ~





Business is the salt of life. 事业是人生的第一需要。

By reading we enrich the mind, by conversation we polish it. 读书使人充实,交谈使人精明。 Cannot see the wood for the trees. 一叶障目,不见泰山。

Care and diligence bring luck. 谨慎和勤奋才能抓住机遇。 Caution is the parent of safety. 小心驶得万年船。

Cheats never prosper. 骗人发不了财。 Children are what the mothers are. 耳濡目染,身教言传。

Choose an author as you choose a friend. 择书如择友。 Come what may, heaven won't fall. 做你的吧,天塌不下来。

Complacency is the enemy of study. 学习的敌人是自己的满足。 Confidence in yourself is the first step on the road to success. 自信是走向成功的第一步。

Constant dripping wears away a stone. 水滴石穿,绳锯木断。 Content is better than riches. 知足者常乐。

Count one's chickens before they are hatched. 蛋未孵先数雏。 Courtesy on one side only lasts not long. 来而不往非礼也。

Creep before you walk. 循序渐进。 Cry for the moon. 海底捞月。

Custom is a second nature. 习惯是后天养成的。 Custom makes all things easy. 有个好习惯,事事皆不难。

Diamond cuts diamond. 强中自有强中手。 Do as the Romans do. 入乡随俗。

Do as you would be done by. 己所不欲,勿施于人。 Doing is better than saying. 与其挂在嘴上,不如落实在行动上。

Do it now. 机不可失,时不再来。 Do nothing by halves. 凡事不可半途而废。

Don't claim to know what you don't know. 不要不懂装懂。 Don't have too many irons in the fire. 不要揽事过多。

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill. 不要小题大做。 Don't put off till tomorrow what should be done today. 今日事,今日毕。

Don't put the cart before the horse. 不要本末倒置。 Don't trouble trouble until trouble troubles you. 不要自找麻烦。

Don't try to teach your grandmother to suck eggs. 不要班门弄斧。 Do well and have well. 善有善报。

Each bird love to hear himself sing. 孤芳自赏。 Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. 早睡早起身体好。

Easier said than done. 说得容易,做得难。 Easy come, easy go. 来也匆匆,去也匆匆。

Eat to live, but not live to eat. 人吃饭是为了活着,但活着不是为了吃饭。 Empty vessels make the greatest sound. 实磨无声空磨响,满瓶不动半瓶摇。

Envy has no holidays. 忌妒之人无宁日。 Even Homer sometimes nods. 智者千虑,必有一失。

Even reckoning makes long friends. 亲兄弟,明算账。 Every advantage has its disadvantage. 有利必有弊。

Everybody's business is nobody's business. 人人负责,等于没人负责。 Every day is not Sunday. 好景不常在。

Every dog has his day. 谁都有得意的时候。 Every door may be shut, but death's door. 人生在世,唯死难逃。

Every heart has its own sorrow. 各人有各人的苦恼。 Every little helps a mickle. 聚沙成塔,集腋成裘。

Every man for himself, and the devil takes the hindmost. 人不为己,天诛地灭。 Every man has his faults. 金无足赤,人无完人。

Every man has his hobbyhorse. 萝卜青菜,各有所爱。 Every man has his weak side. 人人都有弱点。

Every man is the architect of his own fortune. 自己的命运自己掌握。 Every minute counts. 分秒必争。

Every mother's child is handsome. 孩子是自己的好。 Every potter praises hit pot. 王婆卖瓜,自卖自夸。

Everything is good when new, but friends when old. 东西是新的好,朋友是老的亲。 Example is better then percept. 说一遍,不如做一遍。

Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. 经验是智慧之父,记忆是智慧之母。 Experience must be bought. 吃一堑,长一智。

Fact speak louder than words. 事实胜于雄辩。 Failure is the mother of success. 失败是成功之母。

False friends are worse than bitter enemies. 明枪易躲,暗箭难防。 Far from eye, far from heart. 眼不见,心不烦。

Far water does not put out near fire. 远水救不了近火。 Faults are thick where love is thin. 一朝情意淡,样样不顺眼。

Fear always springs from ignorance. 恐惧源于无知。 Fields have eyes, and woods have ears. 隔墙有耳。

Fire and water have no mercy. 水火无情。 Fire is a good servant but a bad master. 火是一把双刃剑。

First come, first served. 先来后到。 First impressions are half the battle. 初次见面,印象最深。

First think and then speak. 先想后说。 Fools grow without watering. 朽木不可雕。

Fool's haste is no speed. 欲速则不达。 Fools has fortune. 呆人有呆福。


there are plenty of fish in the sea. 天涯何处无芳草。

save your breath to cool your our porridg. 各扫门前雪。

knock, knock, who's there? 叮咚,谁呀?

I came, I saw, I conquer.拿破仑说的。









If you wish to succeed, you should use persistence as your good friend, experience as your reference, prudence as your brother and hope as your sentry. 如果你希望成功,当以恒心为良友,以经验为参谋,以谨慎为兄弟,以希望为哨兵。

-Thomas Edison(美国发明家爱迪生) Health is certainly more valuable than money, because it is by health that money is procured. 健康当然比金钱更为重要,因为我们所赖以获得金钱的就是健康。 -Samuel Johnson(英国作家约翰逊) Will, work and wait are the pyramidal cornerstones for success. 意志、工作和等待是成功的金字塔的基石。

-Louis Pasteur(法国化学家巴斯勒) All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend. 人世间所有的荣华富贵不如一个好朋友。 -Voltaire(法国思想家伏尔泰) There is a great different between exposure of the mind and that of the body. 表露思想和展露身体之间存在极大的不同。

-William Hazlitt(英国批评家散文家哈滋里特) To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor. 怀着希望去旅行比抵达目的地更愉快;而真正的成功在于工作。 -Robert Louis Stevenson(英国作家史蒂文森) The greater a man is, the more distasteful is praise and flattery to him. 一个人越伟大,对表扬和奉承就越反感。

-John Burroughs(美国博物学家巴勒斯) I might say that success is won by three things: first, effort; second, more effort; third, still more effort. 可以说成功要*三件事才能赢得:努力,努力,再努力。 -Thomas Hardy(英国诗人小说家哈代) Success often depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed. 成功常常取决于知道需要多久才能成功。

-Charles Montesquieu(法国思想家孟德斯鸠) Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily. 只有有耐心圆满完成简单工作的人,才能够轻而易举的完成困难的事。 -Friedrich Schiller(德国剧作家诗人席勒) 2004-09-01 You have to believe in yourself. That's the secret of success. 你必须相信自己,这是成功的关键。

-Charles Chaplin(美国演员卓别林) The man who has made up his mind to win will never say "impossible". 凡是决心取得胜利的人是从来不说"不可能的"。 -Bonapart Napoleon(法国皇帝拿破仑) Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow. 进步是今天的活动,明天的保证。

-Emerson(美国思想家爱默生) Our destiny offers not the cup of despair, but the chalice of opportunity. 命运给予我们的不是失望之酒,而是机会之杯。 -Richard Nixon(美国总统尼克松) Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly for them. 奇迹有时候是会发生的,但是你得为之拼命的努力。

-C. Weizmann(爱尔兰总统魏茨曼) It never will rain roses. When we want to have more roses we must plant trees. 天上不会掉下玫瑰来,如果想要更多的玫瑰,必须自己种植。 -G. Eliot(英国小说家艾略特) If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency. 如果你很有天赋,勤勉会使其更加完善;如果你能力一般,勤勉会补足其缺陷。

-Joshuas Reynolds(美国散文家雷诺兹) Few things are impossible in themselves; and it is often for want of will ,rather than of means, that man fails to succeed. 事情很少又根本做不成的;其所以做不成,与其说是条件不够,不如说是由于决心不够。 -(La Racheforcauld(法国作家罗切福考尔德) Dare and the world always yields. If it beats you sometimes, dare it again and again and it will succumb. 大胆挑战,世界总会让步。

如果有时候你被它打败了,不断地挑战,它总会屈服地。 -W.M Thackeray(英国小说家萨克雷) All that you do, do with your might; things done by halves are never done right. 做一切事情都应尽力而为,半途而废永远不行。

-R.H. Stoddard(美国诗人斯托达德) A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. 一个人可以失败多次,但是只要他没有开始责怪旁人,他还不是一个失败者。 -J.Burroughs(美国博物学家巴勒斯) You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. 从一个国家的广告可以看出这个国家的理想。

-Norman Douglas(英国作家道格拉斯) The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. 实现明天理想的唯一障碍是今天的疑虑。 -Franklin Roosevelt(美国总统罗斯福) Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. 人世间的大多数烦恼都是由那些想成为重要人物的人惹出来的。

-George Eliot(英国小说家艾略特) If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground. 如果你怀疑自己,那么你的立足点确实不稳固了。 -Ibsen(挪威剧作家易卜生) Ideal is the beacon. Without ideal, there is no secure direction; without direction ,there is no life. 理想是指路明。