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聪明的你请看——最常用英语谚语!值得收藏!

发布者: zhenru | 发布时间: 2007-3-8 11:06| 查看数: 64716| 评论数: 129|


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习惯 发表于 2009-7-23 05:03:44
万分感谢啊!!明天再来,巩固记忆!!!
zhenru 发表于 2009-9-3 11:38:36
本帖最后由 zhenru 于 2013-3-6 10:47 编辑

501.Ther's a black sheep in every flock.

羊群中免部了有黑羊;任何群体中,总有害群之马。

502.There is a sin of omission as well as of commission.

做和不做都有错。

503.There is a time to speak and a time to be silent.

说话和沉默各有其时。

504.There is honour among thieves.

盗亦有道。

505.There's many a true word spoken in jest.

说笑之中常有真话。

506.There is no accouting for tastes.

人的喜好是无法解释的;人各有所好。

507.There's no fool like an old fool.

没有比老傻瓜更傻的。

508.There is no peace for the wicked.

恶人不得安宁。

509.There's no place like home.

没有一个地方像家那样好;在家千日好。

510.There is no pleasure without pain.

没有不付代价的快乐。
zhenru 发表于 2009-9-4 16:21:23
本帖最后由 zhenru 于 2013-3-6 10:47 编辑

511-520

511.There is no rose wihtout thorn.

没有不带刺的玫瑰.

512.There is no royal road to learning.

求知无坦途;学问无快捷方式.

513.There is no smoke without fire.

无火不生烟;无风不起浪;事出必有因.

514.There is no time like the present.

现在正是时候.

515.There is no wheat without chaff.

麦皆有皮壳.

516.There is nothing new under the sun.

太阳底下没有新鲜事.

517.There is nothing permanent except change.

除了变,没有什么事是永恒的.

518.There is safety in numbers.

人众安全.

519.They also serve only stand and wait.

站着等待的人,也能效劳.

520.They brag most who can do least.

最会吹牛的人做的最少.
zhenru 发表于 2009-9-14 11:50:55
本帖最后由 zhenru 于 2013-3-6 10:48 编辑

521.A thing of beauty is a joy for ever.

美的事物是永恒的喜悦。

522.Things are not always what they seem.

事情不总是像表面那样。

523.Things are seldom what they seem.

事情很少像表面那样。

524.Things done by halves are never done right.

把一件事做得半三不四,绝对做不好。

525.Things done cannot be undone.

事已至此,无法挽回;木已成舟。

526.Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

住在玻璃屋得人,别丢石头;自己有缺点,最好别批评人。

527. A thousand mile trip begins with one step.

千里之行,始于足下;万丈高楼平地起。

528.Time and tide wait for no man.

时不我待。

529.Time brings the truth to light.

时间一久,就会真相大白。

530.Time flies.

光阴似箭。

珊瑚 发表于 2009-10-12 22:09:10
谢谢,又学到新东西了
cpjlwj 发表于 2010-8-6 11:55:56
好贴厉害很有用啊
陈莲 发表于 2011-2-16 18:03:32
.Business is the salt of life.
陈莲 发表于 2011-2-16 18:04:49
Every man is his own worst enemy.

everyone to his taste
appleho 发表于 2011-5-12 13:58:18
tick me off !! 气死我了

that's too much!! 太过分了

are u kidding? 你在开玩笑么

i've no idea. 我不知道

don't push me.别逼我
weiwei8 发表于 2011-7-17 07:34:14
All good things come to an end.

All good things come to an end.

好景不常;天下没有不散的筵席。

要小收藏一下下。
uggcardy8311 发表于 2011-11-19 15:58:28

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jiuwu 发表于 2012-4-16 12:51:35
More haste, less speed.

欲速则不达。

楼主好辛苦!这些谚语可以看好久了……
imnana1990 发表于 2012-7-8 10:28:11
楼主高人啊,我先收藏了
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-4 11:30:49
178. Familiarity breeds contempt.

熟悉易生轻侮

不太理解含义请解释一下好吧.TKS! ...

gpbangie 发表于 2009-4-11 14:37


迟来的解释啊,原谅先。

例如:甲说:“我的室友在学期刚开始的时候似乎蛮可爱,现在我看到他却觉得有点讨厌。”乙说:“I guess familiarity breeds contempt."

这句谚语不只用于人与人之间的相处,也用于我们对一般事物的态度。有些重要、该注意的事,却因习以为常而被忽视了。例如,一个惯于在高楼做工的工人,可能忽视了高楼的危险,掉以轻心,结果不幸坠楼而死。
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-4 12:01:47
本帖最后由 zhenru 于 2013-3-4 15:53 编辑

531-540

531.Time is money.

时间就是金钱。

532.Time is the best healer.

时间是最好的治疗者;时间会治疗一切。

一切痛苦、失望,都会随时间而淡忘。

533.Time change.

时代在改变。

过去被认为有价值的事物,现在却未必。这句谚语鼓励人要与时并进。

534.Tit for tat.

以牙还牙;针锋相对。

535.To err is human.

人皆有过;人非圣贤,孰能无过。

变化型:To err is human;to forgive,divine.(犯错是人,宽恕是神)

536.Tomorrow never comes.

明天又是一个新的开始。

今天犯了错,临睡前,就可说这句谚语。

537.Tomorrow never comes.

明天永不来临。

例如,某人做事老想拖延至明天,你就可对他说:“明天永不来,现在就做。”

538.Too far east is west.

极东就是西;矫枉过正;过犹不及。

超过犹如不及,一样是错的。劝人勿走极端。

539.Too many cooks spoil the broth.

人多手脚乱。

当很多人同时投资于某一行业,恶性竞争,造成市场混乱时,就可用这句谚语来说明。

540.Tread on a worm and it will turn.

蠕虫被才,也会翻身;狗急跳墙。

意指被逼太甚,弱者也会反抗。
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-5 14:35:18
541-550

541.A tree is known by its fruit.

树因其果而为人知;人因其行为而被评断。

542.Truth is stranger than fiction.

事实比虚构的事更离奇。

当某件事不寻常的事发生时,我们就可以用这句谚语。

543.Truth will come to light.

真相终会大白。

544.The truth will out.

真相必大白;水落石出。

545.Try to please everyone and you will please no one.

欲取悦于众人,终无一悦。

欲讨好所有的人,就会丧失自己的原则,反而招致众怨。

546.Two's company,three's a crowd.

两个人是伴,三个就嫌多。

547.Two heads are better than one.

集思胜于独断;三个臭皮匠,胜过一个诸葛亮。

548.Two wrongs do not make a right.

积非不能成是;别人错了,你照做也不对。

549.The unexpected always happens.

意外常会发生;天有不测风云。



550.United we stand,divided we fall

团结则立,分裂则倒
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-6 10:37:41
551-560

551.Variety is the spice of life.

变化是生活的香料;变化是生活的调味品。

(生活一旦一成不变,就会索然无趣,缺少刺激)

552.Virtue is its own reward.

善行本身就是报答。

(这句谚语是提醒人,行善不要希望得到任何物质上的回报)

553.Wait and see.

等着瞧;静观其变。

554.Wake not a sleeping lion.

不要吵醒熟睡的狮子;不要自找麻烦。

(变化型:Let sleeping dogs lie.)

555.Walls have ears.

隔墙有耳

(注意自己说话的内容和场合,谨防他人偷听。)

556.Waste not, want not.

不浪费,不会穷;不浪费,不匮乏。

557.A watched pot never boils.

心急水不开;心急时,时间慢。

(当我们盼望某些事来临时,时间仿佛过得特别慢,就好像我们站在火炉边,不耐烦地等着水开一样。)

558.The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.

要控制男人的心,先控制他的胃。

(这是对妻子的忠告,让丈夫吃得愈好,他会愈爱你。)

559.We are what we eat.

吃什么东西,就长成什么样子。

560.We must hope for the best and fear the worst.

抱最大的希望,作最坏的打算。

(也可只说:Hope for the best.)
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-7 11:33:20
561-570

561.We shall see what we shall see.

该看到的事总会看到。

(意指不需要好气地去追根究底,看到时就知道是怎么回事了。)



562.Well begun is half done.

好的开始是成功的一半。



563.Well fed, well bred.

衣食足,而后知礼节。



564.What can't be cured must be endured.

无可奈何的事,只好忍受;无计可施,只好如此。

(当别人埋怨天气、噪音,或任何事物时,可用此谚语回答。)



565.What children hear at home soon flies abroad.

小孩在家听到什么,就在外头说什么。

(小孩嘴里留不住秘密,因此父母平时在家说话要注意。)



566.What coasts little is little esteemed.

索价少的东西不被重视。

(两件相同的东西,我们常认为贵的一定比较好。健康的人不知爱惜身体,直到失去健康,才发觉健康的可贵。我们对代价不高的东西,往往不会珍惜。)



567.What is a gentleman but his word?

言而无信,算什么绅士?

(君子首重承诺,一言既出驷马难追。)



568.What is a workman without his tools?

工匠无工具,做不了事;巧妇难为无米之炊。



569.What's done cannot be undone.

(木已成舟;覆水难收。)



570.What is mine is yours and what is yours is mine.

我的是你的,你的是我的。

(形容两人之间不分彼此。)
zhenru 发表于 2013-3-21 11:23:00
581-590

581.When the cat is away the mice will play.

猫儿不在,老鼠玩翻天;山中无老虎,猴子称大王。

582.When the horse is stolen,shut the stable door.

马被偷了,才关马厩;亡羊补牢,为时已晚。

583.When there's a will there's a way.

有志者,事竟成。

584.Where there is smoke there is fire.

有烟必有火;无风不起浪;事出必有因。

585.While there is life there is hope.

有生命就有希望;留得青山在,不怕没柴烧。

586.Who holds the purse rules the house.

谁管钱,谁就是一家之主;有钱就有势。

587.Who knows most says least.

识者寡言。

588.The wish is father to the thought.

愿望是思想之父。

(我们很容易相信自己所想相信的事)

589.A word is enough to the wise.

智者闻一知十。

(这句谚语的拉丁文形式是 Verb. sap.。)

590.You cannot burn the candle at both ends.

蜡烛不能两头烧;不可过分透支体力。

(例如,要晚睡就不能早起,不能同时做两件相反的事。)
zhenru 发表于 2013-11-22 09:59:35
591.You cannot get quart into a pint pot.

石头里榨不出血来;铁石心肠的人,不可能帮助他人。

变化型:You cannot get water out of a stone.

592.You cannot have it both ways.

不能两面讨好。

593.You cannot have your cake and eat it.

你不能保留饼,又要吃它;鱼与熊掌,两者不可兼得。

变化型:You cannot eat your cake and have it.

594.You cannot judge a book by its cover.

不可凭封面来评断一本书;人不可貌相。

595.You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

猪耳不能做成丝钱袋;狗嘴吐不出象牙。

不适合的材料,做不出好东西。广义地说,劣根性重的人,无法变好。

596.You cannot serve God and mammon.

你不能同时侍奉上帝和财富。

也就是说,人想赚大钱,只有泯灭道德良心,走邪门歪道。

597.You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.

老狗学不会新把戏;朽木不可雕。

人随着年龄的增长,做人做事的方法便开始定型,很难再创新、改变。

598.You may lead a horse to the water,but you cannot make him drink.

师傅领进门,修行在各人;匹夫之志不可夺。

599.You must grin and bear it.

坦然接受艰苦;逆来顺受。

600.You never know what you can do till you try.

不试怎知你不行呢?

这句谚语勉人勇于尝试。
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