Chia Sẻ Một số thành ngữ tiếng Anh

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A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush = một con chim trong tay có giá trị hơn hai con chim trên trời
"Dan has asked me to go to a party with him. What if my boyfriend finds out?" Reply: "Don't go. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."



A Drop In The Bucket = hạt muối bỏ biến
"I'd like to do something to change the world but whatever I do seems like a drop in the bucket."

A Fool And His Money Are Easily Parted = 1 kẻ ngốc không giữ được tiền lâu
Example: "Her husband can't seem to hold onto any amount of money; he either spends it or loses it. A fool and his money are easily parted."

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned = 1 xu tiết kiệm cũng như 1 xu làm ra
"I'm going to give you $20 but I want you to put it in the bank; a penny saved is a penny earned!"

A Piece Of Cake = dễ như ăn cháo
"Do you think you will win your tennis match today?" Answer: "It will be a piece of cake."

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder = sự vắng mặt làm tình yêu ngọt ngào hơn
"The time we spend apart has been good for us; absence makes the heart grow fonder."

Actions Speak Louder Than Words = hành động có giá trị hơn lời nói
"Don't tell me how to do this; show me! Actions speak louder than words."

Add Fuel To The Fire = thêm dầu vào lửa
"I would like to do something to help, but I don't want to add fuel to the fire."

It Is All Greek to me. = Tôi chẳng hiểu gì cả. (ám chỉ chữ viết hoặc tiếng nói)
"Did you understand what he just said?" Reply: "Nope. It was all Greek to me."

All Thumbs = vụng về, hậu đậu
"Hey! You are pouring my coffee on the table!" Reply: "Oh, I'm so sorry! I have been all thumbs today."

Cost An Arm And A Leg = trả 1 cái giá cắt cổ, tốn rất nhiều tiền
"Be careful with that watch; it cost me an arm and a leg."

Arm In Arm = tay trong tay
"What a nice afternoon. We walked arm in arm along the beach for hours."

Beating Around The Bush = vòng vo tam quốc
"If you want to ask me, just ask; don't beat around the bush."

Better Late Than Never = thà trễ còn hơn không
"Sorry I was late for the meeting today; I got stuck in traffic." Answer: "That's okay; better late than never."

Between A Rock And A Hard Place = đứng giữa 2 lựa chọn khó khăn
"I'd like to help you but I am stuck between a rock and a hard place."

Birds Of A Feather Flock Together = ngưu tầm ngưu, mã tầm mã
"Look; the volleyball players are eating at the same table together, as always." Answer: "Birds of a feather flock together."

Bite Off More Than You Can Chew = không lượng sức
"I thought I could finish this report within one month, but it looks like I have bitten off more than I can chew."

Bite Your Tongue = cố gắng im lặng
"Whenever that professor says something I don't like, I have to bite my tongue."

Blood Is Thicker Than Water = 1 giọt máu đào hơn ao nước lã
"When my best friend and my brother got in a fight I had to help my brother; blood is thicker than water."

Burn Your Bridges = đốt cầu của mình, tức là tự làm mất đi cơ hội của mình
"I wish you hadn't been rude to that man just now; he is very important in this town and you shouldn't go around burning bridges."

Burning The Candle At Both Ends = vắt kiệt sức ra để làm việc
"Ever since this new project started I have been burning the candle at both ends. I can't take much more of it."

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