Good morning everyone. How are you? I am fine here. Today, I would like to share 25 famous English proverbs you should know. I hope this post will benefit you. Thank you.

1. Practice makes perfect

– for being perfect at something you need to practice everyday.

2. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

- everyone has their own ideas of what is beautiful.

3. Don’t judge a book by its cover

– Don’t judge people/things based on their appearance.

4. Where there’s a will, there’s a way

– If you are determined, you will find a way to achieve what you want.

5. A friend in need is a friend indeed

– if someone helps you when you have problems, or you're in trouble, that person is a true friend.

6. Actions speak louder than words

– What you do shows how you actually feel more than what you say.

7. An apple a day keeps the doctor away

– If you eat healthily, you will be healthy!

8. Better late than never

– is better if you do something later than not do it at all.

9. It’s better to be safe than sorry

– You should always take any necessary precautions.

10. Hate makes waste

– when you try to work too quickly, you usually make mistakes.

11. Easy come, easy go

– when something, especially money, is easily got and then soon spent or lost.

12. Two wrongs don't make a right

– it's not right to wrong someone even if they have wronged you first.

13. If you snooze, you lose

– you have to act fast to get what you want.

14. Cleanliness is next to Godliness

– It’s very important to be clean.

15. You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

– If you have a sweet disposition you will get more from people than if you are rude to them

16. When in Rome, do as the Romans do

– when you're in another country it's better to behave like the the citizens of that country

17. Don't put all your eggs in one basket

– don't put all your hopes and resources into one goal/dream.

18. The early bird catches the worm

– People who act promptly will have more opportunities available to them, and will ultimately be more successful.

19. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

– If something works well, there’s no point trying to change it.

20. Knowledge is Power

– the more you know the more powerful you are.

21. It never rains, it pours

– bad luck doesn't come alone, bad things happen altogether at once.

22. Great minds think alike

– sharp people usually have the same ideas.

23. Lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas

– if you associate with dishonest people, bad things will befall on you

24. No pain, no gain

– if you cannot work hard you won't achieve your goal.

25. Love is blind

– when we love someone we tend to ignore his/her faults and think then to be perfect.

14 Comments

  1. better late to change your domain...than never ammi!!
    hahaha boleh?

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  2. Great minds think alike .... gitu!

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  3. First time I know about the number 23's proverbs.

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  4. Don’t judge a book by its cover selalu sangat dah dengar..suka la proverbs english ni

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  5. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. - Jangan biarkan diri ditipu orang sama berkali-kali-

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  6. hehe teringat pula zaman belajar bahasa inggeris di sekolah dulu

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  7. for being perfect at something you need to practice everyday.
    teringat pula hal blog kena2 hari hari update, baru mantap kan cikgu

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  8. Macam ulangkaji SPM pula rasanya. Thanks for sharing.
    www.prettilyrare.com

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  9. Tips kalau nak skor dlm peperiksaan (karangan BI), cuba guna sekurang2nya 3 proverbs..Tu Pesan Cikgu BI saya dlu.. dan mmg berkesan..ehehe

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  10. ada yang pernah dengar dan ada juga yang first time dengar. anyway, terima kasih kerana berkongsi

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  11. boleh share kat anak la ni .. boleh improve karangan dia

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