之前就介紹過8個常用嘅英文諺語,唔知大家又記唔記得呢?唔記得嘅話快啲重溫返啦!

 

今日我哋再學多8個日常英文諺語啦!

 

1. Man proposes, God disposes 謀事在人,成事在天

 

Man proposes, God disposes. We have tried our utmost after all.

謀事在人,成事在天。我哋已經盡咗力。

 

2. Strike while the iron is hot 打鐵趁熱

 

He doesn’t often make such offers. I would strike while the iron is hot if I were you.

佢好少會提供咁好嘅機會。如果我喺你,我就會打鐵趁熱。

 

3. Beauty is only skip-deep 人不可貌相

 

You might love the way that Peter looks, but then you get inside and see beauty is only skin-deep.

你可能覺得Peter好靚仔,但當你了解佢之後你就會發現人不可貌相。

 

4. One good turn deserves another 好心有好報

 

You were a lifesaver for us when we needed a maid last week, so I’m happy to help now. One good turn deserves another.

上個星期當我哋需要工人嘅時候,你真係幫咗我哋個大忙,所以我而家都好樂意幫你,正所謂好心有好報嘛!

 

5. The longest day must have an end 守得雲開見月明

 

Don’t give up! The longest day must have an end.

唔好放棄呀!難捱嘅日子總會過去架!

 

6. The first blow is half the battle 先下手為強

 

The home team scored a goal within 2 minutes of the start of the game which so discouraged the visitors that they lost all confidence in themselves. The first blow is half the battle!

主隊喺開場2分鐘內就得到一分,令客隊冇晒信心,真喺先下手為強。

 

7. A contented mind is a perpetual feast 知足常樂

 

Lillian does not make very much money but she seems to be happy all the time. That’s the meaning of a contented mind is a perpetual feast!

Lillian唔喺賺好多錢,但佢成日都好開心,呢啲就喺知足常樂啦。

 

8. A miss is as good as a mile 失之毫釐,差之千里

 

Although they scored the last goal, that one miss was as good as a mile.

雖然佢哋最尾有入球,但已經失之毫釐,差之千里。

 

即刻bookmark低以上諺語,平時同人傾計就可以用得著啦!



其他對香港人較陌生的常用英語

片語 Phrasal Verbs
俚語 Slang
諺語 Proverbs



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