English Proverbs


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There's safety in numbers.

Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.

Timing is everything.

To call off the dogs.

To each his own.

To hit the nail on the head.

To measure another man's foot by one's own last.

To stick to somebody like a leech.

To wear one's heart upon one's sleeve.

Truth comes out of the mouths of babes and sucklings.

Use soft words and hard arguments.

The early bird catches the worm.

The furthest way about is the nearest way home.

The longest journey starts with a single step.

The pen is mightier than sword.

The shortest answer is doing.

Them's the breaks.

There is no honor among thieves.

There's no accounting for taste.

They are hand and glove.

Throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.

'tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

To carry coals to Newcastle.

To eat the calf in the cow's belly.

To kick against the pricks.

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