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Proverbs 2

Proverbs - Přísloví

Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.
Not able to get something for love or money.
Burn the candle at both ends.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
Marriages are made in heaven.
Time works wonders.
Shrouds have no pockets.
Happy is the bride that the sun shines on.
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater.
Every family has a skeleton in the cupboard / closet.
Life isn't all beer and skittles.
A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.
To be the black sheep of the family.
Blood is thicker than water.
A chip off the old block.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
Death is the great leveller.
To pull the wool over someone's eyes.
To keep something under one's hat.
To cast pearls before swine.
It's better to wear out than to rust out.
A stitch in time saves nine.
As soft as velvet.
As tough as (shoe) leather.
As mad as a hatter.
A wolf in sheep's clothing.
All that glitters is not gold.
You can't make a silk purse of a sow's ear.
Tied to one's mother's apron strings.
Put a sock in it.
Too big for his boots.
From rags to riches.
To wear coat and tie.
Beard the lion in his own den.
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
To run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
The early bird catches the worm.
A big fish in a small pond.
Money does not grow on trees.
A leopard cannot change its spots.
A little bird told me.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Have bats in the belfry.
Have a bee in one's bonnet.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.

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