Englische Sprichwörter I

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1. "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."


2. "Bad weeds grow tall."


3. "carry coals to Newcastle"


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


5. "Far from eye far from heart"


6. "Garbage in, Garbage out"


7. "Harm set, harm get."


8. "I'm all ears."


9. "Keep your breath to cool your porridge."


10. "Laughter is the best medicine."


11. "Many hands make light work."


12. "Necessity begets ingenuity."


13. "People in glass houses should not throw stones."


14. "Say what you mean and mean what you say."


15. "Talk of the devil."


16. "Up the creek without a paddle."


17. "Variety is the spice of life."


18. "Waste not, want not."



Englische Sprichwörter II

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1. "A cobbler should stick to his last."


2. "Barking dogs seldom bite."


3. "Charity begins at home."


4. "Dog eat dog."


5. "Easier said than done."


6. "Fine feathers make fine birds."


7. "Give him an inch and he will take a yard (mile)."


8, "Haste makes waste."


9. "I like to be a fly on the wall."


10. "Kill two birds with one stone."


11. "Let sleeping dogs lie."


12. "Make hay while the sun shines."


13. "Necessity is the mother of invention."


14. "Once bitten twice shy."


15. "Practice makes perfect."


16. "Rome wasn't built in a day."


17. "Say, what you mean, and you get, what you want."


18. "That ship has sailed."


19. "Use your head to save your heels"


20. "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger."


21. "You can't get blood from a stone."


Englische Sprichwörter III

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1.  "All that glitters is not gold."


2.  "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."


3.  "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."


4.  "Birds of a feather flock together."


5.  "Clothes make the man."


6.  "Easy come, easy go."


7.  "Every man is the architect of his own fortune."


8.  "He who laughs last laughs longest."


9.  "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today."


10.  "Nothing ventured, nothing gained."


11.  "The early bird catches the worm."


12.   "The biter will be bitten."


13.  "What goes around, comes around."


14.  "You can’t teach an old dog new tricks."