Sonntag, 4. August 2013

Englische Sprichwörter

Sprichworte aus England


_ A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.



_ A cobbler should stick to his last.



_ A danger foreseen is a danger avoided.



_ A dog does not eat a dog.



_ A friend in need is a friend indeed.



_ A golden key can open any door.



_ A lie has no legs.



_ A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on.



_ A miss is as good as a mile.



_ A penny saved is a penny earned.



_ A Roland for an Oliver.



_ A rolling stone gathers no moss.



_ A shoe too large trips one up.



_ A stitch in time saves nine.



_ Absence makes the heart grow fonder.



_ Actions speak louder than words.



_ After the gathering comes the scattering.



_ All mouth and no trousers.



_ All roads lead to Rome.



_ All's fair in love and war.



_ All's well that ends well.



_ All that glitters is not gold.



_ All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.



_ An apple a day keeps the doctor away.



_ An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.



_ An idle brain is the devil's workshop.



_ Any Tom, Dick or Harry.



_ As broad as it is long.



_ As you make your bed so you must lie on it.



_ Bad weeds grow tall.



_ Barking dogs seldom bite.



_ Barking up the wrong tree.



_ Beating around the bush.



_ Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.



_ Before you can say knife.



_ Beggars can't be choosers.



_ Better late than never.



_ Better safe than sorry.



_ Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.



_ Beware of the doctor, whose wife sells cemetery plots, whose brother owns a granite quarry, and whose father deals in shovels.



_ Birds of a feather flock together.



_ Blood is thicker than water.



_ Business before pleasure.



_ Carry coal to Newcastle.



_ Charity begins at home.



_ Children and fools tell the truth.



_ Clothes make the man.



_ Curiosity killed the cat.



_ Dirty water will quench fire.



_ Dog eat dog.



_ Dog don’t eat dog.



_ Don’t count the chickens before they are hatched.



_ Don’t cross your bridges until you come to them.



_ Don’t judge a book by its cover.



_ Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.



_ Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.



_ Don’t cry over spilt milk.



_ Don’t make a mountain out of a mole hill.



_ Don’t paint the devil on the wall.



_ Don't hate the player, hate the game!



_ Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.



_ Easier said than done.



_ Easy come, easy go.



_ Every cloud has a silver lining.



_ Every dog has its day.



_ Every Jack will find his Jill.



_ Every man is the architect of his own fortune.



_ Far from eye far from heart.



_ Fine feathers make fine birds.


_ First come, first served.


_ First things first.



_ Forewarned is forearmed.



_ For the world, you are somebody, but for somebody you are the world.



_ Free things always hurt.



_ Give a dog a bad name and hang him.



_ Give him an inch and he will take a yard.



_ Good appetite is the best sauce.



_ Good night, sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite.



_ Great minds think alike.



_ Harm set, harm get.



_ Haste makes waste.



_ Hawks will not pick out hawks' eyes.



_ He is a chip off the old block.



_ He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.



_ He who has the gold, makes the rules.



_ He who laughs last laughs longest.



_ He who pays the piper calls the tune.



_ Health is better than wealth.



_ Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.



_ Hell if I know.



_ His word is as good as his bond.



_ Hoist the Jolly Roger!



_ Honesty is the best policy.



_ Human blood is all one colour.



_ Hunger is the best sauce.



_ I'm all ears.



_ In for a penny, in for a pound.



_ I like to be a fly on the wall.



_ It never rains but it pours.



_ It only happens once in a blue moon.



_ It takes two to tango.



_ It's not over until the fat lady sings.



_ It's nothing to write home about.



_ It's raining cats and dogs.



_ It's not the size of the boat, it's the motion in the ocean.



_ It's the last straw that breaks the camel's back.



_ If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.



_ Keep your breath to cool your porridge.



_ Kill two birds with one stone.



_ Laughter is the best medicine.



_ Let sleeping dogs lie.



_ Let's call it a day.



_ Little by little one goes far.



_ Long story short.



_ Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.



_ Like a bolt from the blue.



_ Like father, like son.



_ Look before you leap.



_ Love is blind.



_ Many hands make light work.



_ Make hay while the sun shines.



_ Make yourself at home.



_ Man proposes, God disposes.



_ Many cooks spoil the broth.



_ Marry in haste, repent at leisure.



_ Money isn't everything.



_ Must you always get into a huff?



_ My heart is in my boots.



_ My home is my castle.



_ Monkey see monkey do.



_ Necessity begets ingenuity.



_ Necessity is the mother of invention.



_ Necessity knows no law.



_ Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.



_ Never say never.



_ Never say die.



_ Never touch a running system.



_ New broom sweeps clean.



_ Nice and easy, does it all the time.



_ Not my cup of tea.



_ No news is good news.



_ No pain, no gain.



_ Nothing is older than Yesterday.



_ Nothing lasts forever.



_ Nothing succeeds like success.



_ Nothing ventured, nothing gained.



_ Not to see the wood for the trees.



_ Once a liar, always a liar.



_ Once bitten twice shy.



_ One beetle recognizes another.



_ One good turn deserves another.



_ One man's meat is another man's poison.



_ Opposites attract.



_ Out of sight, out of mind.



_ Out of the frying pan and into the fire.



_ People in glass houses should not throw stones.



_ Practice makes perfect.



_ Prevention is better than cure.



_ Pride goes before a fall.


_ Robert's your uncle, Fanny's your aunt.

_ Rome wasn't built in a day.

_ Say what you mean and mean what you say.

_ Say, what you mean, and you get, what you want.

_ Snug as a bug in a rug.

_ Stick your head into the sands.

_ Strike while the iron is hot.

_ Strictly for the birds.

_ Talk of the devil.

_ That ship has sailed.

_ That's the way the cookie crumbles.

_ The best is yet to come.

_ The devil takes the hindmost.

_ The dogs have not eaten up the end of the day.

_ The early bird catches the worm.

_ The early riser gets through his business but not through early rising.

_ The end justifies the means.

_ The eyes of love are blind.

_ The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

_ The jury is still out.

_ The laugh is always on the loser.

_ The lie often goes further than the truth.

_ The path to hell is paved with good resolutions.

_ The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb grey hairs.

_ The person with least knowledge talks most.

_ The pitcher goes often to the well and gets broken at last.

_ The pot calling the kettle black.

_ The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

_ The quill is mightier than the sword.

_ The slow horse reaches the mill.

_ The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

_ The straw that breaks the camel's back.

_ The wish was father to the thought.

_ There's life in the old dog yet.

_ There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip.

_ There's no accounting for taste.

_ There's no fool like an old fool.

_ There’s no use crying over spilt milk.

_ There’s no place like home.

_ They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.

_ Thick as a brick.

_ Third time is a charm.

_ Time is a great healer.


_ Time will tell.



_ Tit for tat.



_ To be as hungry as a horse.



_ To be at a loss.



_ To be caught between a rock and a hard place.



_ To carry coals to Newcastle.



_ To each saint his candle.



_ To eat humble pie.



_ To get one's ducks in a row.



_ To give quickly is to give double.



_ To go from rags to riches.



_ Too many cooks spoil the broth.



_ To put one's foot in one's mouth.



_ To put the cart before the horse.



_ To ride shotgun.



_ To set the fox to keep the geese.



_ Two fries short of a happy meal



_ Twice the pride, double the fall.



_ Up the creek without a paddle.



_ Use your head to save your feet.



_ Variety is the spice of life.



_ Waste not, want not.



_ What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.



_ What goes around, comes around.



_ What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.



_ What you deserve is what you get.



_ When in Rome, do as the Romans do.



_ When the cat’s away, the mice will play.



_ Where's a will, there's a way.



_ Who fights can lose, who doesn't fight has already lost.



_ You can't examine the teeth of a gift horse.



_ You can't get blood from a stone.



_ You can't have your cake and eat it.



_ You can't make a silk purse out of sow's ear.



_ You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.



_ You can't teach an old dog new tricks.



_ You can wait till the cows come home.


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