although it rains, throw not away your watering pot. 縱然天下雨,休把水壺丟。
always taking out of the meal-tub and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom. 坐吃山空。
a maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. 少女有瞭許多求婚者往往選中瞭最差的一個。
a maid that laughs is half taken. 少女露笑臉,婚事半成全。
a man alone is either a saint or a devil. 孤身獨處的人可以為聖哲,也可為惡魔。
a man apt to promise is apt to forget. 輕諾者易忘。
a man can die but once. 人生隻有一次死。
after dinner sit a while; after supper walk a mile. 午餐之後坐片刻,晚飯之後走一裡。
after meat, mustard. 雨後送傘。
a full belly counsels well. 衣食足而後知榮辱。
a full cup must be carried steadily. 杯滿盈,須持穩。
a good anvil does not fear the hammer. 好砧不怕錘。
a good appetite is a good sauce. 饑不擇食。
a good beginning is half the battle. 首戰告捷等於一半勝利。
all is fair in war. 兵不厭詐。
all is fish that comes to one’s net. 捉到網裡都是魚。
all is flour that comes to his mill. 到他的磨裡都能碾成粉。
all is not at hand that helps. 有用的東西並不都是垂手可得的。
all is not gain that is put in the purse. 放入錢包的錢財,並非都是應得的。
all is not gold that glitters. 閃光的東西並不都是黃金。
all is not lost that is in danger. 在危險中的東西未必都會損失。
all is well that ends well. 結果美滿都是好的。
all men are mortal. 人孰無死。
all men cannot be first. 不可能人人都得第一名。
all one’s geese are swans. 自吹自擂。
all rivers run into the sea. 百川入海。
all roads lead to rome. 條條道路通羅馬。
all’s fair in love and war. 愛情和戰爭是不擇手段的。
all’s fish that comes to his net. 到瞭網中都是魚。
all shall be well, jack shall have jill. 有情人終成眷屬。
all the treasures of the earth would not bring back one lost moment. 機會失去不再來,千貫萬貫難贖回。
all the wit in the world is not in one head. 世界上所有的智慧不可能集中於一個腦袋。
all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. 整個世界是個舞臺,男男女女,演員而已。
all things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事都是先難後易。
all things are easy that are done willingly. 做事樂意,諸事容易。
all things are obedient to money. 有錢能使鬼推磨。
all things will come round to him who will but wait. 隻要耐心肯等待,一切都會按時來。
all time is no time when it is past. 光陰一去不復返。
all truths are not to be told. 真理並不都能說得清。
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy; all play and no work makes jack a mere boy. 隻工作,不玩耍,聰明孩子要變傻;盡玩耍,不學習,聰明孩子沒出息。

a man can do no more than he can. 凡事隻能量力而行。
a man can never thrive who had a wasteful wife. 妻子浪費無度,丈夫不會出頭。
a man cannot serve two masters. 一仆不能事二主。
a man can not spin and reel at the same time. 一心不能二用。
a man cannot whistle and drink at he same time. 一心不能二用。
a man has his hour, and a dog has his day. 人有稱心時,狗有得意日。
a man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little. 人有兩隻耳朵一張嘴,就是為瞭多聽少說話。
a good beginning makes a good ending. 善始者必善其終。
a good book is a best friend who never turns his back upon us. 一本好書,莫逆之交。 共3頁,當前第1頁123

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