By Marvin Rubinstein
Content material: 1. American spoken the following -- English understood -- 2. Proverbs, slogans, and aphorisms -- three. renowned American expressions -- four. Proverbial commentaries -- five. Similes and metaphors indicating extremes -- 6. American slang and colloquialisms -- 7. British vs. American English (and vice versa) -- eight. around the globe English -- nine. international phrases and words usually utilized in English -- 10. universal American felony phrases -- eleven. universal American clinical phrases -- 12. enterprise colloquialisms, slang and acronyms -- thirteen. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms -- 14. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms within the machine, web and communications industries -- 15. From the place do you hail? -- sixteen. For the emblem minded
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Always leave them laughing. LT acceptable. One should end every encounter or presentation with an impressive or amusing statement or action. Always tell the truth to your doctor and your lawyer. Selfexplanatory. Lying to them will almost always be detrimental to health and/or may cost more in the long run. : It. Al confessor, medico, Proverbs, Slogans, and Aphorisms 45 e avvocato, non si de’ tener il vero celato. } Anything worth doing is worth doing well. LT. Do not start a job or project unless you are willing to give it your maximum effort.
Korean), La. (Latin), No. (Norwegian), Ru. (Russian), Sp. (Spanish), and Yi. (Yiddish). Where the foreign proverb is in a language which uses or is easily transliterated into Roman letters, the proverb is given in italics in the original language, followed by a literal translation into American English enclosed within braces. It should be strongly noted that the limited foreign language translations provided do not constitute an attempt to convert this book to a multilingual dictionary of American proverbs.
Never judge a book by its cover. Appearances can be deceiving. : Fr. L’habite ne fait pas le moine. } All’s well that ends well. LT acceptable. The final result is what really counts, regardless of how things begin. : Ko. Baro gana moro gana Seoul man gamyun guman iji. } All the world’s a stage (and all the men and women merely players [actors]). An allegorical statement of the human condition. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Recreation is important. (=) Variety is the spice of life.