Englische Weisheiten 3


At First Blush.
en] Idiom

At last comes home by weeping cross.

At Loggerheads.
en] Idiom

At loggerheads.
en] Phrase

At one fell swoop.
en] Phrase

At one's beck and call.
en] Phrase

At one's wit's end.
en] Phrase

At Sixes and Sevens.
en] Idiom

At sixes and sevens.
en] Phrase

At the drop of a hat.
en] Idiom

At the Eleventh Hour.
en] Idiom

At the End of One's Rope (Tether).
en] Idiom

At the End of the Day.
en] Idiom

At the narrow passage there is no brother and no friend.

At the top of your lungs.
en] In an extremely loud voice.

At wits' end.
en] Idiom

At Wit's End.
en] Idiom

At your fingertips.
en] Directly accessible.

Attack is the best form of defence.

Attain versus Obtain.
en] Confusing Words

Attorney versus Lawyer.
en] Confusing Words

Augur well.
en] Phrase

Auld lang syne.
en] Phrase

Aural versus Oral.
en] Confusing Words

Autumn versus Fall.
en] Confusing Words

Avenge versus Revenge.
en] Confusing Words

Averse versus Adverse.
en] Confusing Words

Avocation versus Vocation.
en] Confusing Words

Awaiting versus Waiting.
en] Confusing Words

Award versus Reward.
en] Confusing Words

Away with the fairies.
en] Idiom

Away with the fairies.
en] Phrase

Awhile versus A While.
en] Confusing Words

Aww versus Awe.
en] Confusing Words

Ax versus Axe.
en] Confusing Words

Babe In Arms.
en] Idiom

Babe In The Woods.
en] Idiom

Babe Magnet.
en] Idiom

Baby Blues.
en] Idiom

Baby blues.
en] Phrase

Baby boomer.
en] A baby boomer is a person born that was born after the second world war.

Baby Boomer.
en] Idiom

Baby boomer.
en] Phrase

Baby brain.
en] Idiom

Baby bump.
en] Idiom

Baby father.
en] Phrase

Baby snatcher.
en] Idiom

Babysitter Test.
en] Idiom

Back And Forth.
en] Idiom

Back At You.
en] Idiom

Back Burner (On The).
en] Idiom

Back burner.
en] Idiom

Back burner.
en] If and issue is not important or urgent and you plan on putting off finding a solution then you can say you are putting the issue on the back burner.

Back Forty.
en] Idiom

Back in the Day.
en] Idiom

Back Of Beyond.
en] Idiom

Back Office.
en] Idiom

Back on One's Feet.
en] Idiom

Back seat driver.
en] Idiom

Back the field.
en] Phrase

Back the Wrong Horse.
en] Idiom

Back the wrong horse.
en] When you back the wrong horse the person or position you are supporting is actually the losing one.

Back to basics.
en] Phrase

Back to square one.
en] Idiom

Back to square one.
en] Phrase

Back to square one.
en] To be back to square one means that you have to start a process over from the very beginning.

Back to the drawing board.
en] Idiom

Back to the drawing board.
en] Phrase

Back to the drawing board.
en] To go back to the drawing board means to start over on a project

Back to the Salt Mine(s).
en] Idiom

Backing and Filling.
en] Idiom

Backroom boy.
en] Phrase

Backseat driver.
en] A backseat driver is a person who constantly tries to correct another person.

Backseat Driver.
en] Idiom

Back-seat driver.
en] Phrase

Backup versus Back up.
en] Confusing Words

Backward in coming forward.
en] Phrase

Backward versus Backwards.
en] Confusing Words

Backyard versus Back Yard.
en] Confusing Words

Bacon - Bring home the.
en] Phrase

Bad Apple.
en] Idiom

Bad Blood.
en] Idiom

Bad blood.
en] The feeling of anger between people usually caused by past events..

Bad books.
en] Phrase

Bad Egg.
en] Idiom

Bad egg.
en] Phrase

Bad hair day.
en] Idiom

Bad hair day.
en] Phrase

Bad Money Drives Out Good Money.
en] Idiom

Bad money drives out good.

Bad mouth.
en] Idiom

Bad news travels fast.

Bad News Travels Fast.
en] Idiom

Bad rap versus Bad rep.
en] Confusing Words

Bad shape.
en] Idiom

Bad Taste In One's Mouth.
en] Idiom

Bad things come in threes.

Bad versus Badly.
en] Confusing Words

Badger to death.
en] Phrase

Bag and baggage.

Bag and baggage.
en] Phrase

Bag lady.
en] Idiom

Bag of bones.
en] A bag of bones refers to a person that is very underweight.

Bag of bones.
en] Idiom

Bag of Tricks.
en] Idiom

Bail Out.
en] Idiom

Bail versus Bale.
en] Confusing Words

Bait and switch.
en] Idiom

Bait and switch.
en] Often companies will advertise an item at a very low costs to attract customers.

Baker's dozen.
en] Idiom

Baker's dozen.
en] Phrase

Balancing act.
en] Idiom

Balancing act.
en] When someone has to do many things at the same time it can be referred to as a balancing act.

Bald as a coot.
en] Phrase

Bale out/bail out.
en] Phrase

Ball and Chain.
en] Idiom

Ball and chain.
en] Phrase

Ball is in your court.
en] Idiom

Balling the Jack.
en] Idiom

Ballpark figure.
en] A rough estimate of something.

Ballpark Figure.
en] Idiom

Bandy words.
en] Phrase

Bane of your life.
en] Phrase

Bang for your buck.
en] Best return on investment.

Bang for Your Buck.
en] Idiom

Bang on about.
en] Phrase

Bang One's Head Against the Wall.
en] Idiom

Banner Year.
en] Idiom

Baptised versus Baptized.
en] Confusing Words

Baptism by Fire.
en] Idiom

Baptism of fire.
en] Phrase

Bar Fly (or Barfly).
en] Idiom

Bar fly.
en] A person that goes to bars (pubs) on a regular basis.

Bar fly.
en] Idiom

Bar None.
en] Idiom

Barbecue versus Barbeque.
en] Confusing Words

Bare One's Heart (Soul).
en] Idiom

Barefaced liar.
en] Idiom

Barefooted men need not tread on thorns.

Bark Up the Wrong Tree.
en] Idiom

Barking dogs never bite.

Barking dogs seldom bite.

Barking mad.
en] Phrase

Barking up the wrong tree.
en] Doing something that won't give you the results you want.

Barking up the wrong tree.
en] Idiom

Barking up the wrong tree.
en] Phrase

Barking up the wrong tree.
en] To pursue a goal that is not achievable.

Barkis is willin'.

Barnet Fair.
en] Idiom

Barrel of laughs.
en] Idiom

Barrel of laughs.
en] Phrase

Barrel of laughs.
en] When someone is a barrel of laughs they have a good sense of humor and make lots of jokes.

Bashfulness is an enemy to poverty.

Basket case.
en] A basket case is a person that is confused and unable to think clearly.

Basket case.
en] Idiom

Basket case.
en] Phrase

Bass versus Base.
en] Confusing Words

Bat an eyelid.
en] Idiom

Bat an eyelid.
en] When a person is said to not bat an eyelid that mean the person shows no emotion or reaction to a situation that normally a person would react to.

Bat from the pavilion end.
en] Idiom

Bat/Play for Both Teams.
en] Idiom

Bat/Play for the Other Team.
en] Idiom

Bated breath.
en] Phrase

Bats in the belfry.
en] Phrase

Batten Down the Hatches.
en] Idiom

Batten down the hatches.
en] Phrase

Batten down the hatches.
en] To batten down the hatches means to prepare for a bad event.

Batten the hatches.
en] Idiom

Batting a thousand.
en] Idiom

Batting a thousand.
en] It means to hit the ball everytime and used to say that someone is doing something perfectly.

Battle royal.
en] Phrase

Bawl out.
en] Idiom

Be A Barrel of Laughs.
en] Idiom

Be a catch.
en] Be someone worth marrying/having.

Be A Cold Day In Hell.
en] Idiom

Be a sport.
en] Idiom

Be able to sell ice to Eskimos.
en] Be able to sell anything to anyone.

Be afraid, be very afraid.
en] Phrase

Be all ears.
en] Be listening intently.

Be all ears.
en] Idiom

Be all ears.
en] To be eager to hear what a person is going to say.

Be An Item.
en] Idiom

Be careful what you wish for.

Be careful what you wish for.
en] Be careful what you wish for means that even though you may think you want something.

Be careful what you wish for.
en] Idiom

Be enthralled.
en] Phrase

Be Footloose and Fancy-Free.
en] Idiom

Be glad to see the back of.
en] Idiom

Be Head Over Heels (In love).
en] Idiom

Be in Seventh Heaven.
en] Idiom

Be in Two Minds (about something).
en] Idiom

Be Like Chalk and Cheese.
en] Idiom

Be Lovey - Dovey.
en] Idiom

Be not a baker if your head be of butter.

Be not too hasty to outbid another.

Be on the Mend.
en] Idiom

Be patient towards everybody, if you would have them bear with you.

Be Snowed Under.
en] Idiom

Be still, my beating heart.
en] Phrase

Be that as it may.
en] An expression that means "even though that is true" / "even so".

Be That As It May.
en] Idiom

Be There or Be Square.
en] Idiom

Beach bum.
en] Idiom

Bean counter.
en] Idiom

Bean counter.
en] Phrase

Bean Counters.
en] Idiom

Bear Down.
en] Idiom

Bear versus Bare.
en] Confusing Words

Bear with evil and expect good.

Bear with me versus Bare with me.
en] Confusing Words

Bearing versus Baring.
en] Confusing Words

Beast with two backs.
en] Phrase

Beat a dead horse.
en] Continue or persist talking about a topic or issue beyond normal interest.

Beat A Dead Horse.
en] Idiom

Beat a dead horse.
en] To continue discussing or doing something when it is a waste of effort.

Beat a hasty retreat.
en] Phrase

Beat all your feathers as flat as pancakes.

Beat around the bush.
en] Idiom

Beat around the bush.
en] Phrase

Beat around the bush.
en] Spend a long time getting to the main point of what you're saying, especially because it's embarrassing.

Beat around the bush.
en] To beat around the bush means a person is not getting directly to the point.

Beat Someone To The Draw.
en] Idiom

Beat Someone to the Punch.
en] Idiom

Beat swords into ploughshares.

Beat swords into ploughshares.
en] Phrase

Beat the living daylights out of someone.
en] Phrase

Beating a Dead Horse.
en] Idiom

Beating Around The Bush.
en] Idiom

Beats me.
en] I don't know.

Beauty contest / Beauty parade.
en] Idiom

Beauty draws more then oxen.

Beauty is a blossom.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder.
en] Idiom

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
en] Phrase

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder

Beauty is no inheritance.

Beauty is only skin deep.

Beauty Is Only Skin Deep.
en] Idiom

Beauty is only skin deep.
en] Phrase

Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
Godfrey Harold Hardy (1877 - 1947)

Because versus Since.
en] Confusing Words

Beck and call.
en] Phrase

Bed of Roses.
en] Idiom

Bed of roses.
en] Phrase

Bedpost versus Bed Post.
en] Confusing Words

Bedroom Eyes.
en] Idiom

Bedroom tax.
en] Idiom

Bee in One's Bonnet.
en] Idiom

Bee in your bonnet.
en] Phrase

Beef and reef.
en] Phrase

Beelzebub has a devil for a sideboard.
en] Phrase

Been there, done that.
en] Phrase

Beer and skittles.
en] Phrase

Beer goggles.
en] Phrase

Beetle-browed.
en] Phrase

Before a beginning a thorough preparation should be made.

Before criticizing a man, walk a mile in his shoes.

Before the fact.
en] Phrase

Before thou marry, be sure of a house wherein to tarry.

Before you can say Jack Robinson.
en] Phrase

Beg the question.
en] Phrase

Began versus Begun.
en] Confusing Words

Beggar belief.
en] Phrase

Beggar Thy Neighbor.
en] Idiom

Beggars can't be choosers.

Beggars can't be choosers.
en] Phrase

Beggars should not be choosers.

Behavior versus Behaviour.
en] Confusing Words

Behaviour is more important than looks.

Behind Every Great Man is a Great Woman.
en] Idiom

Behind every great man there stands a woman.

Behind every great man there's a great woman.

Behind every great man there's a great woman.
en] Phrase

Behind every successful man there stands a woman.

Behind the Eight Ball.
en] Idiom

Behind the eight ball.
en] Phrase

Behind the Scenes.
en] Idiom

Behind the Times.
en] Idiom

Being on the Sea sail, being on the land settle.

Believe in yourself, be honest and true, look yourself square in the face, and if you can approve of your life's work, it mattereth not if friends forsake and enemies condemn, you are still a king.

Believe not all the ill reports you hear of others; the half is ne'er true.

Believe what you see and not all you hear.

Believes versus Beliefs.
en] Confusing Words

Bell the Cat.
en] Idiom

Bell the cat.
en] Phrase

Bell, book and candle.
en] Phrase

Belle of the ball.
en] Phrase

Bells and whistles.
en] Idiom

Bells and whistles.
en] Phrase

Bells call others to the Church, but enter not in themselves.

Belly Laugh.
en] Idiom

Below the belt.
en] Idiom

Below the belt.
en] Phrase

Below the belt.
en] This means someone said or did something that was against the rules, unfair or cruel.

Below the salt.
en] Phrase

Below versus Bellows.
en] Confusing Words

Belt and braces.
en] Phrase

Belt up.
en] Phrase

Bend an Elbow.
en] Idiom

Bend over backwards.
en] Idiom

Bend over backwards.
en] Make a great effort.

Bend over backwards.
en] To give extra effort trying to make something happen.

Bend the willow while it is young

Benefited versus Benefitted.
en] Confusing Words

Bent versus Bended.
en] Confusing Words

Beside versus Besides.
en] Confusing Words

Best (Greatest) Thing Since Sliced Bread.
en] Idiom

Best Bang for Your Buck.
en] Idiom

Best bib and tucker.
en] Phrase

Best Case Scenario.
en] Idiom

Best of both worlds.
en] Idiom

Best thing since sliced bread.
en] Idiom

Bet on the jockey, not the horse.

Bet One's Bottom Dollar (On Something).
en] Idiom

Bet the Farm.
en] Idiom

Bet the farm.
en] This expression means to risk a great deal on something.

Bet the jockey, not the horse.

Bet Your Bottom Dollar.
en] Idiom

Bet your bottom dollar.
en] Phrase

Bet Your Sweet Bippy.
en] Idiom

Bte Noire.
en] Idiom

Better a bad excuse, than none at all.

Better a bare foot then no foot at all.

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.

Better be ill spoken of by one before all, then by all before one.

Better dead than red.

Better half.
en] Phrase

Better is the enemy of good.

Better it be done then wish it had been done.

Better Keep Quiet About It.
en] Idiom

Better late than never.

Better late than never.
en] Idiom

Better late than never.
en] Phrase

Better Left Unsaid.
en] Idiom

Better Luck Next Time.
en] Idiom

Better my hog dirty home then no hog at all.

Better pass a danger once then be always in fear.

Better ride on an Asse that carries me, then an Asse that throws me.

Better safe than sorry.

Better Safe Than Sorry.
en] Idiom

Better that the feet slip then the tongue.

Better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).

Better the Devil You Know Than the Devil You Don?t.
en] Idiom

Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.

Better the Devil you know than the Devil you don't.

Better the devil you know than the one you don't know.

Better the devil you know than the one you don't.

Better the devil you know.

Better the last smile then the first laughter.

Better to be alone than in bad company.

Better to be beaten then be in bad company.

Better to Be the Head of a Dog than the Tail of a Lion.
en] Idiom

Better to die a begger then live a begger.

Better to go about then to fall into the ditch.

Better to go to bed supperless then to rise in debt.

Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
en] Phrase

Better to have then wish.

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness.

Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Better to remain silent and thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt.

Better to rule then be ruled by the rout.

Between a rock and a hard place.
en] Idiom

Between a rock and a hard place.
en] In difficulty, faced with a choice between two unsatisfactory options.

Between a rock and a hard place.
en] Phrase

Between Jobs.
en] Idiom

Between Life and Death.
en] Idiom

Between promising and performing a man may marry his daughter.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.
en] Idiom

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea.
en] Phrase

Between the wars.
en] Idiom

Between two stools one falls to the ground.

Between two stools.
en] Phrase

Between versus Among.
en] Confusing Words

Between you, me and the bed-post.
en] Phrase

Between You, Me, and the Bedpost.
en] Idiom

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Jesus, Matthew 7:15 KJV

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.

Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts.
en] Idiom

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.
en] Phrase

Beware the Ides of March.

Beware the Ides of March.
en] Phrase

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.
en] Idiom

Beyond a shadow of a doubt.
en] Phrase

Beyond belief.
en] Phrase

Beyond One?s Means.
en] Idiom

Beyond our ken.
en] Phrase

Beyond price.
en] Idiom

Beyond the Pale.
en] Idiom

Beyond the pale.
en] Phrase

Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt.
en] Idiom

Beyond Words.
en] Idiom

Beyond Your Depth.
en] Idiom

Bi now, gay later.

Biannual versus Semiannual.
en] Confusing Words

Biblical phrases.
en] Phrase

Bid You Adieu.
en] Idiom

Bide One?s Time.
en] Idiom

Big Apple.
en] Idiom

Big Brother.
en] Idiom

Big Bucks.
en] Idiom

Big Cheese.
en] Idiom

Big Deal.
en] Idiom

Big fish eat little fish.

Big fish in a small pond.
en] Idiom

Big Fish.
en] Idiom

Big Frog in a Small Pond.
en] Idiom

Big Man on Campus.
en] Idiom

Big Mouth.
en] Idiom

Big Picture.
en] Idiom

Big Shot.
en] Idiom

Big things come in small packages.

Big thunder, little rain.

Big time.
en] Idiom

Big wig.
en] Phrase

Big-endians and small-endians.

Bigger Fish to Fry.
en] Idiom

Bigwig.
en] Idiom

Bill of goods.
en] Idiom

Bill Stickers is innocent.
en] Phrase

Billy no mates.
en] Phrase

Bimbo.
en] Idiom

Binded versus Bound.
en] Confusing Words

Binge and Purge.
en] Idiom

Binge drinking.
en] Phrase

Binge watch.
en] Idiom

Bingeing versus Binging.
en] Confusing Words

Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush.
en] Idiom

Bird in the hand.

Bird?s Eye View.
en] Idiom

Birds and the Bees.
en] Idiom

Birds in Their Little Nest Agree.
en] Idiom

Birds of a feather (flock together).
en] Similar people tend to spend time with each other.

Birds of a feather flock together.

Birds of a feather flock together.
en] Idiom

Birds of a feather flock together.
en] Phrase

Birds of a Feather.
en] Idiom

Birds of the feather flock together.

Bird's-Eye View.
en] Idiom

Birthday Suit.
en] Idiom

Bit the, Bite the bullet.
en] Phrase

Bit versus Bitten.
en] Confusing Words

Bitch slap.
en] Idiom

Bite off more than you can chew.
en] Idiom

Bite off more than you can chew.
en] Take on something that is too much for you to handle.

Bite One?s Nails.
en] Idiom

Bite the Big One.
en] Idiom

Bite the bullet.
en] Idiom

Bite the bullet.
en] Phrase

Bite the dust.
en] Idiom

Bite the dust.
en] Phrase

Bite the Hand That Feeds You.
en] Idiom

Bite the Hand That Feeds.
en] Idiom

Bite your tongue.
en] Idiom

Bite your tongue.
en] Refrain from saying something because you don't think it would be a good idea.

Bite your tongue.
en] To remain silent.

Bitten by the Same Bug.
en] Idiom

Bitter Pill to Swallow.
en] Idiom

Bitter pills may have blessed effects.

Bi-weekly versus Semi-weekly.
en] Confusing Words

Black and Blue.
en] Idiom

Black and White.
en] Idiom

Black as a Skillet.
en] Idiom

Black as Newgate's knocker.
en] Phrase

Black as Night.
en] Idiom

Black Eye.
en] Idiom

Black Sheep of the Family.
en] Idiom

Black sheep of the family.
en] Phrase

Black Sheep.
en] Idiom

Black-and-Blue.
en] Idiom

Black-on-black.
en] Phrase

Blank Check.
en] Idiom

Blast from the Past.
en] Idiom

Blatant versus Flagrant.
en] Confusing Words

Blaze a Trail.
en] Idiom

Blaze a trail.
en] Phrase

Blaze of glory.
en] Idiom

Blaze of glory.
en] To finish something, like your career or your life, in a dramatic or spectacular way.

Bleed Someone Dry.
en] Idiom

Bleeding Heart.
en] Idiom

Bless you! (after a sneeze).
en] Phrase

Bless Your Lucky Star.
en] Idiom

Blessed are the peacemakers.

Blessed is He Who Expects Nothing.
en] Idiom

Blessing in disguise.
en] Idiom

Blimp versus Zeppelin.
en] Confusing Words

Blind as a Bat.
en] Idiom

Blind Date.
en] Idiom

Blind Leading the Blind.
en] Idiom

Blind Luck.
en] Idiom

Blinded by Love.
en] Idiom

Blind-man's buff.
en] Phrase

Bling-bling.
en] Phrase

Blond versus Blonde.
en] Confusing Words

Blonde bombshell.
en] Phrase

Blood and Thunder.
en] Idiom

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