ضرب المثل همراه با توضیح انگلیسی (جلسه اول)

ضرب المثل همراه با توضیح انگلیسی


 Explanation / Meaning  Proverb
What you learn when you are young will be invaluable when you grow old. Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age.
Knowledge makes it possible for you to act. Knowledge is power.
Warn many by punishing a few. Kill one to warn a hundred.
Destroy something that would be a source of wealth or success. Kill the goose that lays the golden egg.
If you are kind to people, they will be kind to you. Kindness begets kindness.
something that you say which means that it is good for your physical and mental health to laugh. Laughter is the best medicine.
Don’t rush into doing something until you know how to do it. Learn to walk before you run.
Education is something you keep forever. Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner
everywhere.
The more discreet you are, the less damage you  cause. Least said soonest mended.
Let’s forgive and forget past quarrels. Let bygones be bygones.
Do not stay angry for more than one day. Let not the sun go down on your wrath.
We should not try to control our destiny. Let the chips fall where they may.
Do not interfere with something that is functioning properly or a calm situation. Let well alone.
People who do not tell the truth must be careful to remember what they say. Liars need good memories.
An unusual event is not likely to occur again in exactly the same circumstances. Lightning never strikes in the same place twice.
A son’s character can be expected to resemble his father’s. Like father, like son.
If you divide a task into small parts, it becomes easier to do. Little strokes fell great oaks.
Consider possible consequences before taking action. Look before you leap.
Disclosing important information ( to the enemy or a competitor) could result in large
losses.
Loose lips sink ships.
If you lose something you weep, if you find something you keep it. Losers weepers, finders keepers.
A person in love does not see the faults of the person he/she loves. Love is blind.
Manage to produce something good using poor material. Make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.
Man is the head of the family;
woman is the neck that turns the head.
Our destiny depends on God’s will. Man proposes, God disposes.
Possibly:  a person’s manners show their origins. Manners make the man.
Sharing work makes work easier. Many hands make light work.
If you get married too quickly, you may spend all your life regretting it. Marry in haste, repent at leisure.
Memory is the treasure of the mind.
Men make houses, women make homes.
If the penalty is going to be the same, you might as well commit the greater offence. Might as well be hanged for a sheep as (for) a lamb.
If you have money you can make more money. Money begets money.
You shouldn’t waste money because it is not plentiful. Money doesn’t grow on trees.
Money is the main cause of wrongdoing and problems. Money is the root of all evil.
Money helps you obtain the desired result. Money talks.
The need for something forces people to find a way of obtaining it. Necessity is the mother of invention.
Necessity will make you find a solution. Need teaches a plan.
Don’t postpone something you can do now. Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today.
Never give up. Never say die.
Nobody is perfect.
It’s impossible to follow instructions from two different sources. No man can serve two masters.
We all need other people. No man is an island.
If the news was bad, we would hear of it.  Since we have heard nothing,
we can assume that all is  well.
No news is good news.
There could be some truth in the rumor. No smoke without fire.
Similar to : ‘no smoke without fire. No wind, no waves.
You cannot expect to achieve anything if you don’t take risks. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
After an unpleasant experience, people are careful to avoid something similar.  .Once bitten, twice shy
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
You should be helpful to someone who helps you. One good turn deserves another.
One of these days’ remains vague. One of these days is none of these days.
What you have today is better than what is promised or hoped for. One today is worth two tomorrow.

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