M.VASIM BABU DCT,B.E(ECE),M.E(COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS),(PH.D(WSN))
Explanation / Meaning
|Absence makes the heart grow fonder.||When you are away from someone you love, you love them even more.|
|Accidents will happen.||Some unfortunate events must be accepted as inevitable.|
|Actions speak louder than words.||What a person actually does is more important that what they say they will do.|
|Advice is cheap.||It doesn't cost anything to offer advice.|
|Advice is least heeded when most needed.||When a problem is serious, people often do not follow the advice given.|
|Advisers run no risks.||It's easier to give advice than to act.|
|All cats are grey in the dark.||People are undistinguished until they have made a name.|
|All good things come to those who wait.||Patience brings rewards.|
|All that glitters is not gold.||Appearances can be deceptive.|
|All days are short to Industry and long to Idleness.||Time goes by slowly when you have nothing to do.|
|All is fair in love and war||Things that are done in love or war can often be excused.|
|All's well that ends well||There is a solution to everything even though there are doubts.|
|All that glitters is not gold.||What look good on the outside may not be so in reality.|
|All things grow with time - except grief.||As time goes by, grief subsides little by little.|
|All things are difficult before they are easy.||With practice things become easier.|
|All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.||
Everybody needs a certain amount of relaxation. It is not good to work all
|An apple a day keeps the doctor away.*||
Eating an apple every day can help to keep you healthy.
Other interpretation : A small preventive treatment wards off serious problems.
|An empty purse frightens away friends.||
When one's financial situation deteriorates, friends tend to disappear.
|An Englishman's home is his castle.||
An Englishman's home is a place where he feels safe, enjoys privacy
and can do as he wishes.
|An idle brain is the devil's workshop.||When you work you avoid temptation.|
|An onion a day keeps everyone away.*||*A humoristic version of "an apple a day..."|
|An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.||
It is easier to prevent something from happening than to repair the damage or
cure the disease later.
|Anger is the one thing made better by delay.||When you are angry, it is best not to speak or act immediately.|
|Any time means no time.||If the date of an event remains vague, it will never happen.|
|April showers bring May flowers.||Something bad or unpleasant today may bring good things in the future.|
|A bad tree does not yield good apples.||A bad parent does not raise good children.|
|A bad workman blames his tools.||Blaming the tools for bad workmanship is an excuse for lack of skill.|
|A bird in hand is worth two in a bush.||It's better to keep what you have than to risk losing it by searching for something better.|
A broken friendship may be soldered but will
never be sound.
|Friendships can be rebuilt after a dispute but will never be as strong as before.|
|A burden of one's own choice is not felt.||Something difficult seems easier when it is done voluntarily.|
|A burnt child dreads the fire.||A bad experience will make people stay away from certain things.|
|A cat has nine lives.||
1) Cats can survive many accidents because they land on their feet without injury.
2) Three lives = 3 years to play, 3 years to stray, 3 years to stay.
|A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.||The strength of a group depends on each individual member.|
|A change is as good as a rest.||A change in routine is often as refreshing as a break or a holiday.|
A dry March, a wet April and a cool
fill barn and cellar and bring much hay.
|Harvest predictions according to the weather.|
|A fault confessed is half redressed.||Confession is the beginning of forgiveness.|
|A flower blooms more than once.||If you miss an occasion, you can avail of it at another time.|
|A fool and his money are soon (easily) parted.||A foolish person usually spends money carelessly.|
|A fool at forty is a fool forever.||If a person hasn't matured by the age of 40, they never will.|
|A friend in need is a friend indeed.||Someone who helps you when you are in trouble is a real friend.|
|A friend to all is a friend to none.||Someone who is a friend to everyone makes none of them feel special.|
|A friend's eye is a good mirror.||A real friend will tell you the truth.|
|A good example is the best sermon.||Giving an example is better than giving advice.|
|A good beginning makes a good end.||
If a task is carefully planned, there's a better chance that it will be done well.
|A good conscience is a soft pillow.||You sleep well when you have nothing to feel guilty about.|
|A guilty conscience needs no accuser.|
|A leopard cannot change its spots.||It is not possible for a bad or unpleasant person to become good or pleasant.|
|A loaded wagon makes no noise.||Really wealthy don't talk about money.|
|A loveless life is a living death.|
|A man can die but once.|
|A man is as old as he feels himself to be.||
|A man is known by the company he keeps.||
A person's character is judged by the type of people with whom they spend
|A monkey in silk is a monkey no less.||No matter how someone dresses, it's the same person underneath.|
|A new broom sweeps clean.||A newly-appointed person makes changes energetically.|
|A problem shared is a problem halved.||It will be easier to deal with a problem if you discuss it with someone.|
|A rising tide lifts all boats.||Describes something that will be helpful to all.|
|A rolling stone gathers no moss.||
If a person keeps moving from place to place, they gain neither friends nor
Another interpretation is that, by moving often, one avoids being tied down!
|A rotten apple spoils the barrel.||A dishonest or immoral person can have a bad influence on a group.|
|A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.||Overcoming adversity leads to competence.|
|A stitch in time saves nine.||
It's better to deal with a problem at an early stage, to prevent it from getting
|A stumble may prevent a fall.||Correcting a small mistake may help you to avoid making a bigger one.|
|A swallow does not make the summer.||One good event does not mean that everything is alright.|
|A tree is known by its fruit.||A man is judged by his actions.|
|A watched pot never boils||If you wait anxiously for something, it seems to take a long time.|
|A young idler, an old beggar.||If you don't work, you won't have any money when you're old.|
|After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile.||Today 'dinner' is usually called 'lunch', and 'supper' more often called 'dinner'.|
|As you sow, so shall you reap||You have to accept the consequences of your actions.|
|Ask me no questions, I'll tell you no lies.||There are subjects I'd rather not discuss.|