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請大家幫忙解釋以下的英文諺語

請以英文詳盡地解釋以下的英文諺語,並用例句突出諺語的效果.只解釋常用的諺語就可以了.最少10個.如:Knowledge is power. 知識就是力量。Eat, drink, and be merry. 及時行樂。Enough is as good as feast. 知足常樂。wise after the event 放馬後砲。Easier said than done. 說比做來得容易。Easy come, easy go. 來得容易去得快。Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧。Prevention is better than cure. 預防勝於治療。Pride goes before a fall. 驕者必敗。Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. 今日事,今日畢。Never too old to learn. 活到老學到老。Well begun is half done. 好的開始是成功的一半。The early bird gets the worm. 早起的鳥兒有蟲吃;捷足先登。In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king. 比上不足,比下有餘。Seeing is believing. 百聞不如一見。A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患難見真情。Actions speak louder than words. 行動勝於言辭;事實勝於雄辯。Advice when most needed is least heeded. 忠言逆耳。After rain comes sunshine. 雨過天晴。Beauty is only skin-deep. 人不可貌相﹝美貌不過是外表的﹞。Birds of a feather flock together. 物以類聚。Comparisons are odious. 人比人氣死人。Constant dripping wears away the stone. 滴水穿石。Death is the great leve1er. 死後萬人皆平等(人皆有死)。http://tw.rd.yahoo.com/referurl/knowledge/click/se...

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1.Seeing is believing.百聞不如一見。

    Definition:

    something that you say which means you can only believe that something surprising or strange is true if you see it yourself.

    The Example:

    I'd never have imagined my parents could dance, but seeing is believing.

    2.Beauty is only skin deep.人不可貌相﹝美貌不過是外表的﹞。

    Definition:

    something that you say which means a person's character is more important than their appearance.

    The Example:

    She may not be conventionally pretty but you know what they say, beauty's only skin deep.

    3Actions speak louder than words.行動勝於言辭;事實勝於雄辯。

    Definition:

    something that you say which means that what you do is more important than what you say.

    The Example: Of course the government have made all sorts of promises but as we all know, actions speak louder than words.

    4.The early bird gets(catches) the worm.

    早起的鳥兒有蟲吃;捷足先登。

    Definition:

    something that you say in order to tell someone that if they want to be successful they should do something immediately.

    The Example: If you see a job that interests you, apply as soon as possible. The early bird catches the worm.

    5.Pride goes(comes) before a fall.驕者必敗。

    Definition:

    something that you say which means if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are.

    The Example:

    Just because you did well in your exams doesn't mean you can stop working. Pride comes before a fall.

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    2006-09-15 19:44:47 補充:

    6.Enough is as good as feast.知足常樂。Definition:something that you say which means you should not have more of something than you need. The Example:No, thank you, nothing more to drink for me. Enough is as good as a feast.

    2006-09-15 19:45:49 補充:

    7.Easier said than done.說比做來得容易。Definition:something that you say when something seems like a good idea but it would be difficult to do. The Example:The doctor says I should stop smoking but that's easier said than done.

    2006-09-15 19:47:19 補充:

    8.Practice makes perfect.熟能生巧。

    Definition:

    something that you say which means if you do something many times you will learn to do it very well.

    The Example:

    You can't expect to become a brilliant dancer overnight, but practice makes perfect.

    2006-09-15 19:48:13 補充:

    9.來得容易去得快。

    Definition:

    something that you say in order to describe someone who thinks that everything is easy to achieve, especially earning money, and who therefore does not worry about anything.

    The Example:

    Les could certainly spend money. Easy come, easy go it was with him.

    2006-09-15 19:48:49 補充:

    10.Prevention is better than cure.預防勝於治療。

    Definition:

    It is better to take precautions against a thing happening than to have to repair the damage after it has occurred.

    2006-09-15 19:51:37 補充:

    The Example:

    Prevention is better than cure,for example, if a bicycle types is badly worn it is better to have a new one fitted than take the chance of a blow-out when you are miles from anywhere.

    Source(s): Myself and http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
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