101 American English Proverbs: Understanding Language and Culture Through Commonly Used Sayings
You'll find proverbial advice--don't put the cart before the horse; encouragement--practice makes perfect; warnings--too many cooks spoil the broth; and many more colorful expressions that have become an enduring part of contemporary American English speech. This is a delightful collection of such common observations and time-honored truths, provides insights into American people, customs, and language.
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101 American English American English Proverbs apple a day Better late better than foresight company he keeps Consuelo cooks spoil count your chickens dog new tricks enjoy exam Forewarned is forearmed friend who shares guess hand that feeds happen harder they fall Haste makes waste hell is paved hesitates is lost Hindsight is better honor among thieves judge a book laughs best laughs last leopard cannot change Lightning never strikes Love is blind man's gravy mice will play Misery loves company money are soon mother of invention never rains never strikes twice night old to learn pen is mightier Possession is nine-tenths problem remember Section sincerest form situation someone spilt milk squeaking wheel sure talking tell there's fire there's smoke thicker than water things three's a crowd tomorrow true friend Two's company understand weekend What's word Yeah