#EngProverb: English Proverbs (30)

Good evening, fellas. Did you enjoy this Sunday? :)

For tonight, I’m going to share some proverbs to you. Here they are…

1. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

Meaning: if you’re not perfect, don’t criticize other people.

2. Two wrongs don’t make a right.

Meaning: when someone has done something bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse.

3. Beggars can’t be choosers.

Meaning: if you’re asking for a favor from someone else, you have to take whatever they give you.

4. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Meaning: different people have different ideas about what’s valuable.

5. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.

Meaning: don’t trust your enemies.

6. Fight fire with fire.

Meaning: respond to an attack by using a similar method as someone’s attacker.

7. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Meaning: if something is working adequately well, leave it alone.

8. Keep your powder dry.

Meaning: be prepared and save your resources until they are needed.

9. Don’t cross your bridges before you come to them.

Meaning: don’t worry about problems before they arrive.

10. Dumb dogs are dangerous.

Meaning: people who say little or nothing are more dangerous than people who speak a lot.

That’s all for tonight, fellas. Thank you and see you tomorrow. Cheerio, fellas! :D

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on November 24, 2013.

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