English Proverbs for Chinese readers learning English
by Irreleva Wu
Following a series of heavy handed demographic tests of the gou-rou.com readingmass, our analysts analysed that at least a portion of our readership are Chinese people learning English, or stumbling around blindly on the English language webnet.
In the West even children know and regularly enjoy proverbs
A bush in the hand is worth two on the breeze.
A nod is as good as a slap to a blind horse.
You can't get blood from a rolling stone.
Revenge is a dish.
Don't count your chickens till you know the effects of Avian Bird Flu.
The sum of all the internal angles of any shape can be told by cutting it in half and counting the rings.
Don't put all your eggs in one omelette.
There is no point crying over water under the bridge.
A dog with a bone won't fight a strong breeze.
Beware of Greeks bearing life-threatening communicable diseases.
See a penny, pick it up, all day long you'll have made a not inconsiderable profit.
When the goose is high, the comb will dandle.