an apple a day keeps the doctor away.一天一蘋果,不用請醫生。 

a new broom sweeps clean.新官上任三把火。 

an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.以眼還眼,以牙還牙。 

an hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.一日之計在於晨。 

an old dog cannot learn new tricks.老狗學不出新把戲。 

an ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom.聰明才智,不如運氣。 

an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.預防為主,治療為輔。 

a rolling stone gathers no moss.滾石不生苔,轉業不聚財。 

as a man sows, so he shall reap.種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。 

a single flower does not make a spring.一花獨放不是春百花齊放春滿園。 

a snow year, a rich year.瑞雪兆豐年。 

a sound mind in a sound body.健全的精神寓於健康的身體。 

a still tongue makes a wise head.寡言者智。 

a stitch in time saves nine.小洞不補,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 miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘,差之千裡。 

a mother’s love never changes.母愛永恒。 

a little body often harbors a great soul.濃縮的都是精品。 

a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.一知半解,自欺欺人。 

a little pot is soon hot.狗肚子盛不得四兩油。 

all are brave when the enemy flies.敵人逃竄時,人人都成瞭勇士。 

all good things come to an end.天下沒有不散的筵席。 

all rivers run into sea.海納百川。all roads lead to rome.條條大路通羅馬。 

all that ends well is well.結果好,就一切都好。 

all that glitters is not gold.閃光的不一定都是金子。 

all things are difficult before they are easy.凡事總是由難而易。 

all work and no play makes jack a dull boy.


a man becomes learned by asking questions.不恥下問才能有學問。 

a man can do no more than he can.凡事都應量力而行。 

a man cannot spin and reel at the same time.一心不能二用。 

a man is known by his friends.什麼人交什麼朋友。 

a man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.


a man without money is no man at all一分錢難倒英雄漢。 

a merry heart goes all the way.心曠神怡,事事順利。 

bad news has wings.好事不出門,壞事傳千裡。 

barking dogs seldom bite.吠犬不咬人。 

beauty lies in the love’s eyes.情人眼裡出西施。 

be swift to hear, slow to speak.聽宜敏捷,言宜緩行。 

better late than never.不怕慢,單怕站。 

better to ask the way than go astray.問路總比迷路好。 

between friends all is common.朋友之間不分彼此。 

birds of a feather flock together.物以類聚,人以群分。 

blood is thicker than water. 血濃於水。

blood will have blood.血債血償。 

books and friends should be few but good.讀書如交友,應求少而精。 

business is business.公事公辦。cheats never prosper.騙人發不瞭財。 

business is the salt of life.事業是人生的第一需要。 

by reading we enrich the mind, by conversation we polish it.讀書使人充實,交談使人精明。 


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