中国经典谚语英文解释

2020-01-11 11:45:00

1、河有两岸,事有两面。

The river has two banks and two sides.

2、脚长沾露水,嘴长惹是非。

The feet are dewy and the mouth is troublesome.

3、背后不商量,当面无主张。

There is no discussion behind the scenes and no opinions face to face.

4、边学边问,才有学问。

Learning is what we learn.

5、长兄如父,老嫂比母。

Brothers are like fathers and sisters-in-law are better than mothers.

6、鸟美在羽毛,人美在勤劳。

Bird beauty is in feathers, and man beauty is in diligence.

7、不图便宜不上当,贪图便宜吃大亏。

If you don't want to be cheaper, you will lose a lot if you want to be cheaper.

8、吃饭防噎,走路防跌。

Eat to prevent choking, walk to prevent falling.

9、宁可认错,不可说谎。

Better confess your mistakes than lie.

10、打不干的井水,使不完的力气。

Drill a well that you can't do, and make an endless effort.

11、宁可正而不足,不可邪而有余。

Better be right than insufficient than evil.

12、好马不停蹄,好牛不停犁。

A good horse never stops ploughing, a good ox never stops ploughing.

13、久在江边站,必有望海心。

If you stand by the river for a long time, you will have hope for the heart of the sea.

14、姜是老的辣,醋是陈的酸。

Ginger is old hot, vinegar is old sour.

15、聪明在于学习,天才在于积累。

Wisdom lies in learning, and genius lies in accumulation.

16、好处着手,坏处着想。

Start with the good and think about the bad.

17、出门靠朋友,在家靠父母。

Go out by friends, at home by parents.

18、秤砣虽小,能压千斤。

Although the scale is small, it can press jacks.

19、宁可锅里放坏,不可肚里硬塞。

Better spoil the pot than stuff it in your stomach.

20、宁添一斗,莫添一口。

Better add a bucket than a mouthful.

21、打虎要力,捉猴要智。

Fighting tigers requires strength and catching monkeys requires wisdom.

22、乖子看一眼,呆子看到晚。

A good boy takes a look, a fool sees the night.

23、鸟贵有翼,人贵有志。

Birds have wings and people have ambitions.

24、鼓不敲不响,理不辩不明。

The drums are silent and unreasonable.

25、打蛇打七寸,挖树先挖根。

Fight snakes seven inches, dig trees first.

26、宁舍一锭金,不舍一年春。

Better give up one ingot of gold than one spring.

27、不怕百事不利,就怕灰心丧气。

If you are not afraid of pepsi's disadvantage, you are afraid of frustration.

28、会打会算,钱粮不断。

Know how to calculate, money and food constantly.

29、帮助别人要忘掉,别人帮己要记牢。

Help others to forget, help others to remember.

30、近水知鱼性,近山识鸟音。

Close to the water, close to the mountains, close to the sound of birds.

31、吃酒不吃菜,必定醉得快。

If you don't eat food or drink, you will get drunk quickly.

32、逆水行舟,不进则退。

If you sail against the current, if you don't advance, you will retreat.

33、补漏趁天晴,读书趁年轻。

Make up leaks while it is sunny, and read while it is young.

34、欺人是祸,饶人是福。

It is a curse to deceive, but a blessing to forgive.

35、打鱼的不离水边,打柴的不离山边。

Fishing does not leave the water, firewood does not leave the mountain.

36、当着矮人,别说矮话。

Don't talk in the presence of dwarfs.

37、国乱思良相,家贫思贤妻。

A country in turmoil thinks of a good wife, but a family in poverty thinks of a good wife.

38、疮怕有名,病怕没名。

The sore is afraid of fame, the disease is afraid of namelessness.

39、不挑担子不知重,不走长路不知远。

No burden, no weight, no long road, no distance.

40、虎瘦雄心在,人穷志不短。

A tiger is thin and ambitious, but a man is poor and ambitious.

41、当断不断,反受其乱。

Be judgmental and confused.

42、谦虚的人学十当一,骄傲的人学一当十。

Modest people learn ten, proud people learn ten.

43、宁给好汉拉马,不给懒汉作爷。

Better give a good man a horse than a lazy man a lord.

44、病从口入,寒从脚起。

Disease comes from the mouth and cold comes from the feet.

45、单丝不成线,独木不成林。

A single silk does not make a thread, a single tree does not make a forest.

46、寒门出才子,高山出俊鸟。

Out of the cold, out of the gifted, out of the mountains, out of the handsome birds.

47、火要空心,人要虚心。

Fire should be hollow, people should be modest.

48、耳不听不烦,眼不见不馋。

You can't hear, you can't hear, you can't see, you can't eat.

49、宁叫嘴受穷,不叫病缠身。

Better cry out for poverty than get sick.

50、刀不磨要生锈,人不学要落后。

Knives must rust without grinding, and people should not lag behind.

51、滴水成河,粒米成箩。

Drops of water make rivers and grains make barrels.

52、平路跌死马,浅水溺死人。

A horse falls on a flat road and a man drowns in shallow water.

53、馋人家里没饭吃,懒人家里没柴烧。

There is no food in a glutton's house and no firewood in a lazy one.

54、不怕穿得迟,就怕脱得早。

Not afraid to wear late, afraid to take off early.

55、邻居好,赛金宝。

Good neighbor, Sai Jinbao.

56、读书须用心,一字值千金。

Reading is worth a thousand dollars.

57、鼓不打不响,钟不敲不鸣。

Drums do not ring, bells do not ring.

58、不怕事难,就怕手懒。

If you are not afraid of difficulties, you are afraid of laziness.

59、水不平要流,理不平要说。

If water does not flow, it is not reasonable to say so.

60、好鼓一打就响,好灯一拨就亮。

A good drum rings as soon as it hits, and a good lamp turns on as soon as it hits.

61、不给规矩,不成方圆。

No rules, no square.

62、弟兄不和邻里欺,将相不和邻国欺。

If a brother does not deceive his neighbour, he will not deceive his neighbour.

63、不会烧香得罪神,不会讲话得罪人。

He will not burn incense to offend God, nor speak to offend people.

64、朋友千个少,冤家一个多。

A thousand friends and one enemy.

65、千里不捎针,万里没轻担。

Thousands of miles without needles, thousands of miles without light load.

66、生死不由命,富贵全在勤。

Life and death cannot help, wealth and wealth are all in diligence.

67、妻贤夫祸少,子孝父心宽。

Wives and good husbands have fewer calamities, while sons and fathers are filial and generous.

68、宁叫顿顿稀,不叫一顿饥。

Better call it Dunton Sparse than a hunger.

69、不怕家里穷,只怕出懒汉。

They are not afraid of being poor at home, but of being lazy.

70、愤怒以愚蠢开始,以后悔告终。

Anger begins with folly and ends with regret.

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