fool always comes short of his reckoning.
2 From a
little spark may burst a mighty flame.
horse stumbles that has four legs.
house is not a home.
5 Beware of a
silent dog and still water.
guilty conscience needs no accuser.
7 Hope is a
good breakfast, but a bad supper.
good wife makes a good husband.
9 To pay a
person in his own way.
gloved cat catches no mice.
trouble shared is a trouble halved.
young man married is a man that’s marred.
13 Friends agree best at a
14 You cannot judge a
tree by its bark.
good lawyer,(www.Sentencedict.com) an devil neighbour.
fair face (but) foul heart.
long dispute means that both parties are wrong.
18 It is a
good workman that never blunders. (918).
19 Answer a
fool according to his folly.
kite will never be a good hawk.
21 Often and little eating makes a
22 Rome wasn't built in a
23 Hell hath no fury like a
24 Virtue is a
jewel of great price.
little of everything, nothing at all.
good name keeps its luster in the dark.
27 To a
boiling pot flies come not.
servant is known by his master's absence.
good horse cannot be of a bad colour.
30 Many a
good cow hath a bad calf.
1 Many a true word is spoken in jest.
2 Saint-Christo is perched on a mountain slope.
3 A new computer system entails a lot of re-training.
4 The show is a celebration of new young talent.
5 The boy dreams of becoming a pilot.
6 He had a craving to see the world.
7 Jim raised his hands in a despairing gesture.
8 The skyline is dominated by a nuclear power station.
9 The rail strike is a bloody nuisance.
10 The government announced it had pre-empted a coup attempt.
11 He was criticised as a weak and indecisive leader.
12 The area has a large, but politically inactive population.
13 He's a difficult man to deal with.
14 The loud thunder gave me a fright.
15 There was a short, derisive laugh.
16 Her success as a popular singer was ephemeral.
17 In the rainy season the roads become a quagmire.
18 He certainly is a marvellous actor.
19 The rainfall was measured over a three-month period.
20 She has a headache and is rather indisposed.
21 A number of border crossings have now reopened.
22 Adrian spent a sleepless night wondering what to do.
23 He got into a tangle with his budget figures.
24 We came by a longer route than usual.
25 He was pacing the room like a caged animal.
26 She kept all the letters in a box.
27 He's always boasting. He's such a big-head!
28 She only sleeps for four hours a night.
29 She behaved in a very responsible way .
30 She takes a basically conservative view of society.