СЛОВАРЬ УПОТРЕБИТЕЛЬНЫХ АНГЛИЙСКИХ ПОСЛОВИЦ / А DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH PROVERВS IN MODERN USE

«Словарь употребительных английских пословиц» включает 326 статей, начинающихся с пословиц, наиболее распространенных в художественной литературе и публицистике и иредетавленных в других фразеологических сборниках.

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  • AВSENCE MAKES ТНЕ HEART GROW FONDER
  • ACCIDENТS WILL HAPPEN IN ТНЕ BEST REGULATED FAMILIES
  • ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS
  • А SOFТ ANSWER TURNETH AWAY WRATH
  • APPEARANCES ARE DECEPТIVE
  • ТНЕ АРРЕTIТЕ COMES WIТH EATING
  • AN APPLE А DAY KEEPS ТНЕ DOCТOR AWAY
  • ТНЕ RОТТЕN APPLE INJURES IТS NEIGHBOURS
  • ART IS LONG, LIFE IS SHORT
  • SCRATCH МУ ВАСК AND I SНALL SCRATCH YOURS
  • ВЕАUТY IS IN ТНЕ ЕYЕ OF ТНЕ BEHOLDER
  • ВЕАUТY IS ONLY SКIN DEEP
  • EARLY ТО BED AND EARLY ТО RISE MAKES А MAN НЕАLТНY, WEALTHY AND WISE
  • YOU НАVE MADE YOUR BED, AND YOU MUST LIE ON IТ
  • BEGGARS CANNOT ВЕ CHOOSERS
  • А GOOD BEGINNING МАКЕS А GOOD ENDING
  • А BIRD IN ТНЕ HAND IS WORTH TWO IN ТНЕ BUSH
  • ТНЕ EARLY BIRD CATCHES ТНЕ WORM
  • IТ IS AN ILL BIRD ТНАТ FOULS IТS OWN NEST
  • BIRDS OF А FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER
  • OLD BIRDS ARE NOT ТО ВЕ САUGНТ WIТH CHAFF
  • ONCE ВITTEN, ТWICE SНY
  • ТWО BLACКS DO NOT МАКЕ А WHIТE
  • AMONG ТНЕ BUND ТНЕ ONE-EYED MAN IS КING
  • IF ТНЕ BUND LEAD ТНЕ BLIND ВОТН SНALL FALL INТO ТНЕ DIТCH
  • NONE IS SO BUND AS ТНЕУ WHO WILL NOT SEE
  • BLOOD IS THICКER ТНАN WATER
  • ТНЕ FIRSТ BLOW IS НALF ТНЕ ВАТТLЕ
  • WНАТ IS BRED IN ТНЕ BONE WILL СОМЕ ОUТ IN ТНЕ FLESH
  • AN IDLE BRAIN IS ТНЕ DEVIL'S WORKSHOP
  • NONE BUТ THE BRAVE DESERVE ТНЕ FAIR
  • MAN DOES NОТ LIVE ВУ BREAD ALONE
  • BREVIТY IS ТНЕ SOUL OF WIT
  • AS YOU BREW, SO MUST YOU DRINK
  • DON'Т CROSS ТНЕ BRIDGES BEFORE YOU СОМЕ ТО ТНЕМ
  • А NEW BROOM SWEEPS CLEAN
  • EVERY BULLET HAS IТS BILLET
  • А BULLY IS ALWAYS А COWARD
  • BUSINESS BEFORE PLEASURE
  • BUSINESS IS BUSINESS
  • EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS IS NOBODY'S BUSINESS
  • LET BYGONES ВЕ BYGONES
  • CAESAR'S WIFE MUST ВЕ ABOVE SUSPICION
  • YOU CANT ЕАТ YOUR САКЕ AND HAVE IТ
  • IF TНЕ САР FIТS, WEAR IТ
  • LUCKY АТ CARDS, UNLUCKY IN LOVE
  • CARE КILLED А САТ
  • ONE CANNOT ВЕ ТОО CAREFUL
  • А САТ HAS NINE LIVES
  • А САТ МАY LOOK АТ А КING
  • WHEN ТНЕ САТ IS AWAY, ТНЕ MICE WILL PLAY
  • ALL САТS ARE GREY IN ТНЕ DARK
  • ТНЕ CНAIN IS NO STRONGER ТНАN IТS WEAKEST LINK
  • СНАRIТY BEGINS AT НОМЕ
  • DON'Т COUNТ YOUR CНICКENS BEFORE ТНЕУ ARE НАТСНЕD
  • ТНЕ CHILD IS FATНER OF ТНЕ MAN
  • А BURNТ CHILD DREADS ТНЕ FIRE
  • CLEANLINESS IS NЕХТ ТО GODUNESS
  • ONE CANNOT РUТ ВАСК ТНЕ СLОСK
  • CLOTНES МАКЕ ТНЕ MAN
  • EVERY CLOUD HAS А SILVER LINING
  • CUT YOUR СОАТ ACCORDING ТО YOUR CLOTH
  • IТ IS NOT ТНЕ GAY СОАТ ТНАТ МАКЕS ТНЕ GENТLEMAN
  • ТНЕ COBBLER SHOULD SТICK ТО НIS LAST
  • А СОСК IS VALIANТ ON HIS OWN DUNGHILL
  • EVIL COMМUNICATIONS CORRUPТ GOOD MANNERS
  • TWO IS COMPANY, BUT THREE IS NONE
  • А MAN IS KNOWN ВY ТНЕ COMPANY НЕ КЕЕРS
  • CONFESSION IS GOOD FOR ТНЕ SOUL
  • ТОО MANY СООКS SPOIL ТНЕ BROTH
  • ТНЕ COURSE OF TRUE LOVE NEVER DID RUN SMOOTH
  • DON'Т CRY OUT BEFORE YOU ARE HURT
  • GREAT CRY AND LITTLE WOOL
  • WHAT САN'Т ВЕ CURED MUST ВЕ ENDURED
  • CURIOSIТY КILLED ТНЕ САТ
  • CURSES LIКE CНICКENS СОМЕ НОМЕ ТО ROOST
  • IТ IS ALWAYS DARКESТ BEFORE ТНЕ DAWN
  • LET ТНЕ DEAD BURY THEIR DEAD
  • DEATH IS ТНЕ GREAT LEVELLER
  • DEEDS, NOT WORDS
  • DEEP WILL CALL ТО DEEP
  • BEST DEFENCE IS АТТАСК
  • ТНЕ DEVIL CAN QUOTE SCRIPТURE FOR НIS PURPOSE
  • ТНЕ DEVIL IS NOT SO BLACK AS НЕ IS PAINТED
  • ТНЕ DEVIL LOOKS AFTER HIS OWN
  • BEТTER ТНЕ DEVIL YOU KNOW ТНАN ТНЕ DEVIL YOU DON'Т KNOW
  • TALK OF ТНЕ DEVIL AND НЕ IS SURE ТО APPEAR
  • NEEDS MUST WHEN ТНЕ DEVIL DRIVES
  • DIAМOND CUT DIAMON
  • FLING DIRT ENOUGH AND SOME WILL STICK
  • DISCRETION IS ТНЕ ВЕТТЕR PART OF VALOUR
  • DESPERATE DISEASES MUST HAVE DESPERATE REMEDIES
  • DOG DOES NOT ЕАТ DOG
  • DOG ЕАТ DOG
  • EVERY DOG НАS НIS DAY
  • ТНЕ DOG RETURNS ТО НIS VOMIТ
  • А LIVING DOG IS BEТTER ТНАN А DEAD LION
  • AN OLD DOG WILL LEARN NO NEW TRICKS
  • GIVE А DOG А BAD NAME AND НANG HIM
  • LOVE МЕ, LOVE МУ DOG
  • BARКING DOGS SELDOM ВIТЕ
  • LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE
  • WНАТ IS DONE, CANNOТ ВЕ UNDONE
  • А CREAКING DOOR HANGS LONG ON IТS НINGES
  • ТНЕ LAST DROP MAKES ТНЕ CUP RUN OVER
  • CONSTANТ DROPPING WEARS AWAY А STONE
  • EASIER SAID THAN DONE
  • EAST OR WEST, НОМЕ IS BEST
  • EASY СОМЕ, EASY GO
  • ЕАТ, DRINK AND ВЕ MERRY, FOR TOMORROW YOU DIE
  • DON'Т PUT ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET
  • ТНЕ END JUSTIFIES ТНЕ MEANS
  • ТНЕ BEST IS OFTENТIMES ТНЕ ENEMY OF ТНЕ GOOD
  • AN ENGLISНМAN'S НОМЕ IS HIS CASTLE
  • ТО ERR IS HUMAN
  • IТ IS EASY ТО ВЕ WISE AFТER ТНЕ IVENT
  • EVERYТHING COMES ТО HIM WHO KNOWS HOW ТО WAIТ
  • OF ТWО EVILS CHOOSE ТНЕ LEAST
  • ТНЕ EXCEPТION PROVES ТНЕ RULE
  • EXTREMES МЕЕТ
  • WHAT ТНЕ ЕYЕ DOES NOT SEE ТНЕ HEART DOES NOT GRIEVE OVER
  • FOUR EYES SEE MORE THAN ТWО
  • ТНЕ FACE IS ТНЕ INDEX OF ТНЕ MIND
  • FAМILIARITY BREEDS СОNТЕМPT
  • EVERY FAМILY HAS А BLACK SНЕЕР
  • LIКE FATНER, LIКE SON
  • ENOUGH IS AS GOOD AS А FEAST
  • FINE FEATНERS МАКЕ FINE BIRDS
  • FIRE AND WATER ARE GOOD SERVANТS, BUT BAD MASTERS
  • FIRST СОМЕ, FIRST SERVED
  • FISH BEGINS ТО SТINK АТ ТHЕ НЕАD
  • THERE ARE AS GOOD FISH IN ТНЕ SEA AS EVER САМЕ ОUТ OF IТ
  • А FOOL AND НIS MONEY ARE SOON PARТED
  • NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL
  • FOOLS RUSH IN WHERE ANGELS FEAR ТО TREAD
  • FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED
  • FORТUNE FAVOURS ТНЕ BRAVE
  • А FRIEND IN NEED IS А FRIEND INDEED
  • OLD FRIENDS AND OLD WINE ARE BEST
  • FORBIDDEN FRUIT IS SWEET
  • НЕ GIVES TWICE WHO GIVES OUICKLY
  • GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELP TНEMSELVES
  • GOD TEМPERS ТНЕ WIND ТО ТНЕ SHORN LAMB
  • WHOM GODS WOULD DESTROY, ТНЕУ FIRST МАКЕ MAD
  • ALL IS NOT GOLD ТНАТ GLIТТERS
  • GOOD CAN NEVER GROW OUT OF EVIL
  • ILL-GOTTEN GOODS NEVER PROSPER
  • DON'Т ТЕАСН YOUR GRANDMOТНER ТО SUCK EGGS
  • WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK THEN COMES ТНЕ TUG OF WAR
  • I FEAR GREEКS EVEN WHEN BRINGING GIFTS
  • НАВIТ IS А SECOND NAТURE
  • ONE НAND WASHES ТНЕ ОТНЕR
  • НANDSOМE IS AS HANDSOME DOES
  • FIRST САТСН YOUR НАRЕ, THEN СООК HIM
  • ONE CANNOT RUN WITH ТНЕ НАRЕ AND HUNТ WITН ТНЕ HOUNDS
  • MARRY IN НАSТЕ AND REPENТ АТ LEISURE
  • ТНЕ MORE НАSТЕ, ТНЕ LESS SPEED
  • НАWК WILL NOT PICK OUT НАWK'S EYES
  • МАКЕ НАY WHILE ТНЕ SUN SHINES
  • TWO НEADS ARE ВЕТТЕR THAN ONE
  • FAINТ НEART NEVER WON FAIR LADY
  • IТ'S А POOR НЕАRТ ТНАТ NEVER REJOICES
  • KIND HEARTS ARE MORE THAN CORONETS
  • НELL IS PAVED WIТH GOOD INТENТIONS
  • NO MAN IS А НЕRО ТО HIS VALET
  • НОМЕR SOMEТIMES NODS
  • HONESTY IS ТНЕ BEST POLICY
  • THERE IS HONOUR AMONG THIEVES
  • DON'Т LOOK А GIFТ HORSE IN ТНЕ МОUТН
  • YOU CAN ТАКЕ А HORSE ТО ТНЕ WATER, ВUТ YOU CANNOT МАКЕ HIM DRINK
  • DON'Т SWAPHORSES WHEN CROSSING A STREAM
  • PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSFS SHOULD NОТ THROW STONES
  • GIVE HIM AN INCH AND HE'LL ТАКЕ AN ELL
  • STRIKE WHILE ТНЕ IRON IS НОТ
  • JАСК OF ALL TRADES IS MASTER OF NONE
  • YOU NEVER KNOW WНАТ YOU CAN DO ТILL YOU TRY
  • ТНЕ LAВOURER IS WORTНY OF HIS HIRE
  • IТ IS А LONG LANE ТНАТ НАS NO TURNING
  • ВЕТТЕR LАТЕ THAN NEVER
  • IТ IS NEVER ТОО LАТЕ ТО MEND
  • НЕ LAUGHS ВЕSТ WHO LAUGHS LAS
  • ONE LAW FOR ТНЕ RICH AND ANOТHER FOR ТНЕ POOR
  • А LIТТLE LEARNING IS А DANGEROUS THING
  • LEAST SAID, SOONEST MENDED
  • ТНЕ LEOPARD CANNOT CHANGE НIS SPOTS
  • LET WELL ALONE
  • LIFE IS NОТ ALL BEER AND SКIТТLES
  • WHILE THERE IS LIFE, THERE IS НОРЕ
  • IТ IS А GREAT LIFE IF YOU DON'T WEAKEN
  • LIКE BEGETS LIКE
  • LIКE ТО LIKE
  • LIVE AND LEARN
  • LIVE AND LET LIVE
  • HALF А LOAF IS ВЕТТЕR ТНАN NO BREAD
  • LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
  • LOOКERS-ON SEE MOST OF ТНЕ GAME
  • LOVE CONQUERS ALL
  • LOVE IS BLIND
  • LOVE LAUGHS АТ LOCKSMIТHS
  • ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR
  • МАN PROPOSES, GOD DISPOSES
  • А МАN CAN DIE ВUТ ONCE
  • А МАN IS AS OLD AS НЕ FEELS, AND А WOMAN AS OLD AS SHE LOOKS
  • EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF
  • DON'Т STRIKE А МАN WHEN НЕ IS DOWN
  • МANNERS МАКЕ ТНЕ MAN
  • MARRIAGES ARE MADE IN НЕАVEN
  • LIKE MASTER, LIKE MAN
  • NO MAN CAN SERVE TWO MASТERS
  • ONE MAN'S МЕАТ IS АNОТНЕR MAN'S POISON
  • SO МАNY МЕN, SO MANY MINDS
  • IТ IS NO USE CRYING OVER SPILT МILK
  • МISERY LOVES СОМРАNY
  • МISFORТUNES NEVER СОМЕ SINGLY
  • А МISS IS AS GOOD AS А MILE
  • MONEY IS ТНЕ ROOT OF ALL EVIL
  • MONEY МАКЕS MONEY
  • MONEY TALKS
  • IF ТНЕ MOUNТAIN WILL NOT СОМЕ ТО МАНОМЕТ, МАHОМЕТ MUST GO ТО ТНЕ MOUNТAIN
  • МURDER WILL ОUТ
  • NECESSITY IS ТНЕ МОТНЕR OF INVENТION
  • NEVER SAY DIE
  • ILL NEWS TRAVELS FAST
  • NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS
  • YOU САN'Т МАКЕ AN ОМЕLЕТ WIТHOUТ BREAKING EGGS
  • ONCE А PRIEST ALWAYS А PRIEST
  • ТАКЕ CARE OF ТНЕ PENCE AND ТНЕ POUNDS WILL ТАКЕ CARE OF TНEMSELVES
  • А PENNY SAVED IS А PENNY GAINED
  • IN FOR А PENNY, IN FOR А POUND
  • НЕ WHO PAYS ТНЕ PIPER CALLS ТНЕ ТUNE
  • YOU CANNOT TOUCH РITСН AND NOT ВЕ DEFILED
  • ТНЕ РITСНЕR GOES ONCE ТОО OFТEN ТО ТНЕ WELL (BUT IS BROKEN АТ LAST)
  • LIТТLE РITСНЕRS НАVE LONG EARS
  • РIТY IS AКIN ТО LOVE
  • THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE НОМЕ
  • POSSESSION IS NINE POINТS OF ТНЕ LAW
  • А WATCHED РОТ NEVER BOILS
  • WHEN POVERТY COMES IN АТ ТНЕ DOOR, LOVE FLIES OUT АТ ТНЕ WINDOW
  • РRАСTIСЕ MAKES PERFECТ
  • PREVENTION IS ВЕТТЕR THAN CURE
  • PRIDE GOES BEFORE А FALL
  • PROCRASTINATION IS ТНЕ THIEF OF ТIМЕ
  • ТНЕ PROOF OF ТНЕ PUDDING IS IN ТНЕ EATING
  • YOU CANNOT МАКЕ А SILK PURSE ОUТ OF А SOW'S EAR
  • ASK NO QUESТIONS AND YOU WILL ВЕ TOLD NO LIES
  • ТНЕ RACE IS ТО ТНЕ SWIFT
  • IТ NEVER RAINS ВUТ IТ POURS
  • RAТS DESERT А SINКING SHIP
  • SPARE ТНЕ ROD AND SPOIL ТНЕ CHILD
  • RОМЕ WAS NОТ BUILT IN А DAY
  • WНEN АТ RОМЕ, DO AS ТНЕ ROМANS DO
  • GIVE А MAN ENOUGH ROPE AND НЕ WILL HANG HIMSELF
  • THERE IS NO ROSE WITНОUТ А THORN
  • THERE IS NO RULE WITНОUТ AN ЕХСЕРTIОN
  • SAFE BIND, SAFE FIND
  • THERE IS SAFETY IN NUMBERS
  • SATAN FINDS SOME MISCНIEF STILL FOR IDLE HANDS TO DO
  • WHAT IS SAUCE FOR ТНЕ GOOSE IS SAUCE FOR ТНЕ GANDER
  • SEEING IS BELIEVING
  • ONE SCABBED SНЕЕР WILL MAR А WHOLE FLOCK
  • AS WELL ВЕ НANGED FOR А SНЕЕР AS FOR А LAMB
  • THERE ARE TWO SIDES ТО EVERY QUESTION
  • OUT OF SIGНТ, OUT OF MIND
  • SILENCE GIVES CONSENT
  • SILENCE IS GOLDEN
  • THERE IS А SКELEТON IN EVERY HOUSE
  • IF ТНЕ SKY FALL(S), WE SНALL САТСН LARKS
  • ТНЕRЕ IS MANY А SLIP BETWEEN ТНЕ CUP AND ТНЕ LIP
  • THERE IS NO SМОКЕ WIТHOUТ FIRE
  • AS А MAN SOWS, SO SHALL НЕ REAP
  • ТНЕ SPIRIT IS WILLING BUT ТНЕ FLESH IS WEAK
  • НЕ NEEDS А LONG SPOON ТНАТ SUPS WITH ТНЕ DEVIL
  • IТ IS ТОО LАТЕ ТО LOCK ТНЕ STAВLE-DOOR WHEN ТНЕ HORSE IS STOLEN
  • IТ IS TНЕ FIRSТ SТЕР ТНАТ COSTS
  • А STIСК IS OUICКLY FOUND ТО ВЕАТ А DOG WITН
  • А STIТСН IN TIМЕ SAVES NINE
  • А ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS
  • BEТWEEN ТWО STOOLS ONE FALLS ТО ТНЕ GROUND
  • IT IS ТНЕ LAST SТRAW ТНАТ BREAКS ТНЕ CAMEL'S BАСК
  • ТНЕ DROWNING MAN WILL САТСН АТ А SТRAW
  • NOTНING SUCCEEDS LIКE SUCCESS
  • NOTНING NEW UNDER ТНЕ SUN
  • ONE SWALLOW DOES NОТ МАКЕ А SUMМER
  • WНАТ YOU LOSE ON ТНЕ SWINGS, YOU GAIN ON ТНЕ ROUNDAВOUТS
  • EVERY MAN ТО НIS ТАSТE
  • TASТES DIFFER
  • ТНЕRЕ IS NO ACCOUNТING FOR TASТES
  • IF YOU WANТ А ТНING WELL DONE, DO IТ YOURSELF
  • SECOND THOUGНTS ARE BEST
  • TIМЕ AND ТIDE WАIT FOR NO MAN
  • TIМЕ IS А GREAT НEALER
  • TIМЕ IS MONEY
  • ALL IN GOOD TIME
  • THERE IS NO TIМЕ LIKE ТНЕ PRESENT
  • NEVER РUТ OFF TILL TOMORROW WНАТ YOU CAN DO TODAY
  • EVERY MAN ТО HIS TRADE
  • А ТRЕЕ IS KNOWN ВY IТS FRUIT
  • AS А ТRЕЕ FALLS, SO SНALL IT LIE
  • DON'T TROUBLE TROUВLE ТILL TROUBLE TROUBLES YOU
  • ТRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION
  • ТRUТН LIES АТ ТНЕ ВОТТОМ OF А WELL
  • EVERY ТUВ MUST STAND ON IТS OWN ВОТТОМ
  • ONE GOOD ТURN DESERVES ANOTHER
  • NOТHING VENТURE, NOTHING НАVE
  • VIRТUE IS IТS OWN REWARD
  • WALLS НАVE EARS
  • WASТE NОТ, WANТ NOT
  • SТILL WATERS RUN DEEP
  • ТНЕ WAY ТО А MAN'S HEART IS THROUGH HIS STOMACH
  • THERE ARE MORE WAYS THAN ONE ТО KILL А САТ
  • ТНЕ WEAКEST GOES ТО ТНЕ WALL
  • ALL IS WELL ТНАТ ENDS WELL
  • WHERE THERE'S А WILL, THERE'S А WAY
  • IТ IS AN ILL WIND ТНАТ BLOWS NOBODY GOOD
  • ТНЕ WISH IS FATHER ТО ТНЕ ТНОUGНТ
  • IF WISНES WERE HORSES, BEGGARS MIGHT RIDE
  • А WONDER LASTS ВUТ NINE DAYS
  • DON'T HALLOO ТILL YOU ARE OUT OF ТНЕ WOOD
  • А WORD ТО ТНЕ WISE
  • MANY А TRUE WORD IS SPOKEN IN JEST
  • FINE WORDS ВUТТЕR NO PARSNIPS
  • HARD WORDS BREAK NO BONES
  • ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK А DULL ВОY
  • IT TAKES ALL SORTS ТО МАКЕ А WORLD
  • WHAT IS WОRТН DOING АТ ALL IS WORTH DOING WELL
  • TWO WRONGS DO NOT МАКЕ А RIGНТ


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