1. Always put your best foot forward
意思 ： 全力以赴
例句 : You need to put your best foot forward in the interview if you want to land that job.
2. A picture is worth a thousand words.
意思 ： 一图胜千言
例句 : A picture is worth a thousand words. It is easier to learn biology through pictures than through reams of text.
3. As fit as a fiddle.
意思 ： 身体十分健康
例句 : The deputy Prime Minister is 87, but he’s as fit as a fiddle.
4. Blood is thicker than water.
意思 ： 血浓于水
例句 : My friends invited me for the picnic on Sunday, but I have to go to my cousin’s birthday instead. Blood is thicker than water, isn’t it?
5. Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
意思 ： 别忘恩负义
例句 : Don’t bite the hand that feeds you by talking ill of your mentor for such a small thing. If he distances himself from you or talk bad about you, it can hurt you bad.
6. Early bird catches the worm.
例句 : A : Why have you come so early for the season-ending sale?
B: So that I can choose from a wider selection and get a better piece. Early bird catches the worm, after all.
7. Good things come to those who wait.
例句 : The best investors in the world have made their fortunes by investing for the long term. Good things come to those who wait.
8. Actions speak louder than words.
例句 : Julie always says she’ll donate to the school, and she never does, so I doubt she will this year. Actions speak louder than words, after all.
9. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
例句 : We’re hoping to raise capital from investors, but it may not come so soon. Therefore, it’s imperative to look for alternatives as well. Let’s hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
10. Kill two birds with one stone.
例句 : He killed two birds with one stone by buying the grocery and visiting the museum on the same route.