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English idioms & their meanings
A woman’s work is never done: It means a woman works Longer hours than a man because housework and raising children are jobs that never end. So appreciate every woman in your life and if you’re a woman, be proud of yourself cause you’re special.
A fact of life: It refers to something unpleasant and which people accept because they cannot change it.
Charmed life: Means a person who’s lucky and is strangely unaffected by dangers and difficulties.
About as useful, as a chocolate pot: Completely useless.
Back to the salt mines: To return to the workplace.
Carrot and stick: An offer involving a reward countered by the threat of punishment.
Go bananas: To become very angry.
In a nutshell: In summary.
Be a barrel of laughs: Be enjoyable/entertaining.
Case in point: An example that illustrates a point.
Chalk something up to experience: To attribute a failure to inexperience and learn from that experience.
Every dog has its day: Everyone gets a chance eventually.
English Proverbs & it meaning
A bad excuse is better than none: Always give an excuse,even if it’s a poor one.
Better to drink the milk than eat the cow: Be careful not to destroy the source of your income/welfare.
A burden of one’s own choice is not felt: Something difficult seems easier when it’s done voluntarily.
A bad penny always turns up: An unwanted or disreputable person constantly comes back.
Children and fools tell the truth: Neither children nor fools know that it’s sometimes advantageous to tell lies.
Danger foreseen is half avoided: If you’re prepared to face a problem or difficulty, it’ll be easier to deal with it.
A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy: Time goes by quickly when you’re happy and slowly when you’re sad.
Don’t bark if you can’t bite: Don’t complain if you can’t enforce your point of view.
Every cloud has a sliver lining: There’s a positive or hopeful side to every situation.
Fool me once,shame on you. Fool me twice,shame me: One should learn from one’s mistake.
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