November 15th, 2014 in English for children
Here are some common English proverbs with their meanings.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
This proverb means that being away from somebody will make you love them even more.
Absence certainly makes the heart grow fonder. When he went away to work in Nigeria he missed his wife and children badly.
Actions speak louder than words
Used to mean that what you do is far more important than what you say.
All good things must come to an end
Used to mean that all enjoyable things will eventually end
All is fair in love and war
Used to mean that you can do just about anything to win a war or the heart of your girlfriend
All’s well that ends well
Used to mean that when the end result is good, we should be happy with everything else
All roads lead to Rome
Used to mean that there are several ways to achieve a goal
All that glitters is not gold
Many things that look good don’t have much value.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
Used to mean that if you are always working and don’t have time for relaxing, it is not good for you.
Any port in a storm
Used to mean that when you are in trouble, you will accept help from any source – even from people whom you don’t like