Englische Weisheiten 8


For every glance behind us, we have to look twice to the future.

For every thing there is a season.
en] Phrase

For everything there is a season.

For God's sake.
en] Idiom

For good measure.
en] Phrase

For good.
en] Idiom

For good.
en] Permanently.

For keeps.
en] Phrase

For kicks.
en] For pleasure or excitement.

For Pete?s Sake.
en] Idiom

For that thou canst do thy self rely not on another.

For the birds.
en] Idiom

For the birds.
en] Not worth your time, unimportant.

For the birds.
en] Phrase

For the birds.
en] Worthless.

For the sake of the flowers, the weeds are watered.

For the time being.
en] For a limited time.

For the time being.
en] Idiom

For the time being.
en] Just for the present moment.

For want of a nail the shoe is lost, for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost.

For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost.

For whom the bell tolls.
en] Phrase

For Xyz Reasons.
en] Idiom

Forbidden fruit is the sweetest.

Forbidden fruit.
en] Phrase

Foregone conclusion.
en] Phrase

Forewarned is forearmed.

Forewarned is Forearmed.
en] Idiom

Forewarned is forearmed.
en] Phrase

Forewarned, forearmed.

Foreword versus Forward.
en] Confusing Words

Forget it, Jake. It?s Chinatown..
en] Idiom

Forgive and forget.

Forgive any sooner then thy self.

Forgive them for they know not what they do.
en] Phrase

Forgive Them, Father, for They Know Not What They Do.
en] Idiom

Forgo versus Forego.
en] Confusing Words

Forlorn Hope.
en] Idiom

Forlorn hope.
en] Phrase

Former versus Latter.
en] Confusing Words

Formulas versus Formulae.
en] Confusing Words

Forth versus Fourth.
en] Confusing Words

Fortune favors the bold.

Fortune favors the brave.

Fortune favours the bold.

Fortune favours the bold.
en] Idiom

Fortune favours the brave.

Forty versus Fourty.
en] Confusing Words

Forty winks.
en] Idiom

Foul Play.
en] Idiom

Foul play.
en] Phrase

Foul versus Fowl.
en] Confusing Words

Founder versus Flounder.
en] Confusing Words

Four by two.
en] Phrase

Four corners of the earth.
en] Phrase

Fourth Estate.
en] Idiom

Fox in the Henhouse (Chickenhouse).
en] Idiom

Foxes when sleeping have nothing fall into their mouths.
fr] A Regnard endormi rien ne cheut en la gueule.

Foxes when they cannot reach the grapes say they are not ripe.

Frailty, thy name is woman.
en] Phrase

Freak out.
en] Become very angry, scared, or excited.

Freak Out.
en] Idiom

Free rein versus Free reign.
en] Confusing Words

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Freezing temperatures.
en] Phrase

French Kiss.
en] Idiom

French Leave.
en] Idiom

French phrases.
en] Phrase

Freshman versus Freshmen.
en] Confusing Words

Fretting cares make grey hairs.

Freudian Slip.
en] Idiom

Friday afternoon car.
en] Phrase

Friends in high places.
en] Idiom

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears.
en] Idiom

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.
en] Phrase

Frock up.
en] Idiom

Frog and toad.
en] Idiom

Frog Strangler.
en] Idiom

Frog's hair- as fine as.
en] Phrase

From all walks of life.
en] Idiom

From Pillar to Post.
en] Idiom

From pillar to post.
en] Phrase

From Rags To Riches.
en] Idiom

From scratch.
en] From nothing (without any prepared materials).

From Scratch.
en] Idiom

From sea to shining sea.
en] Phrase

From Soup to Nuts.
en] Idiom

From strength to strength.
en] Phrase

From the Bottom of My Heart.
en] Idiom

From the Bottom of One's Heart.
en] Idiom

From the crown of our head to the sole of our foot.

From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step.

From those to whom much is given, much is expected.
Luke 12:48

From time to time.
en] Idiom

From time to time.
en] When one does something occasionally or irregularly.

From time waste there can be no salvage. It is the easiest of all waste and the hardest to correct because it does not litter the floor.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)

Fruits of your loins.
en] Phrase

FUBAR.
en] Idiom

Fuck (Or Screw) The Dog (Pooch).
en] Idiom

Fuddy Duddy.
en] Idiom

Fuddy-duddy.
en] Idiom

Fuddy-duddy.
en] Phrase

Fulfil versus Fulfill.
en] Confusing Words

Full Fathom Five.
en] Idiom

Full monty.
en] Idiom

Full of bull.
en] Idiom

Full of Hot Air.
en] Idiom

Full of it.
en] Idiom

Full of it.
en] Lying, exaggerating, or boasting.

Full of it.
en] When someone lies or exaggerates.

Full of piss and vinegar.
en] Phrase

Full of the Joys of Spring.
en] Idiom

Full Tilt.
en] Idiom

Full tilt.
en] Phrase

Full to the gunwales.
en] Phrase

Funner versus More Fun.
en] Confusing Words

Funny farm.
en] Idiom

Funny farm.
en] Phrase

Further versus Farther.
en] Confusing Words

Fuzzy wuzzy.
en] Phrase

Gad zooks (o. gadzooks).
en] Phrase

Gage versus Gauge.
en] Confusing Words

Gain ground.
en] Idiom

Gain ground.
en] Progress or advance.

Gain ground.
en] To make a successful advance.

Game of Chicken.
en] Idiom

Game of two halves.
en] Phrase

Game that two can play.
en] Idiom

Gang up on (someone).
en] Idiom

Gang up on (someone).
en] To unite and attack someone as group.

Garbage in, garbage out.

Garbage in, garbage out.
en] Idiom

Garbage in, garbage out.
en] When you get a poor product from poor input.

Gas up.
en] Idiom

Gas up.
en] To fill a vehicle with fuel.

Gases versus Gasses.
en] Confusing Words

Gear up for (something).
en] Idiom

Gear up for (something).
en] To prepare for an upcoming event.

Gee gee.
en] Idiom

Gee whiz.
en] Phrase

Gender bender.
en] Idiom

Generation X.
en] Phrase

Generous to a fault.
en] Idiom

Generous to a fault.
en] To be overly giving.

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Genius is initiative on fire.
Holbrook Jackson (1874 - 1948)

Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.
en] Phrase

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Genius is One Percent Inspiration.
en] Idiom

George Raft.
en] Idiom

Get a break.
en] Idiom

Get A Charley Horse.
en] Idiom

Get a foothold.
en] Idiom

Get a foothold.
en] To get a starting point with something.

Get a gold star.
en] Idiom

Get a grip on something.
en] Idiom

Get a grip on something.
en] To understand how something works or how to deal with something.

Get a grip.
en] Control your emotions.

Get a handle on.
en] Idiom

Get a handle on.
en] Obtain a basic knowledge of something.

Get a handle on.
en] Obtain a basic level of understanding or control.

Get a kick out of (something or someone).
en] Idiom

Get a kick out of something.
en] Get enjoyment from something.

Get a move on.
en] Start going.

Get a second wind.
en] Idiom

Get a taste of your own medicine.
en] Idiom

Get a word in edgeways.
en] Phrase

Get a word in edgewise.
en] Contribute to a conversation with people who are very talkative.

Get a word in edgewise.
en] Getting the opportunity to speak in spite of competition or opposition.

Get A Word In Edgewise.
en] Idiom

Get Along (with Someone).
en] Idiom

Get back into shape.
en] Idiom

Get back into shape.
en] To get back into shape means to get healthy again after a period of time.

Get Bent Out of Shape.
en] Idiom

Get carried away.
en] Do something to excess.

Get Carried Away.
en] Idiom

Get cold feet.
en] Become nervous/frightened right before something you have planned to do.

Get cracking.
en] Get started immediately.

Get cracking.
en] Idiom

Get cracking.
en] To start immediately.

Get down to brass tacks.
en] Idiom

Get down to brass tacks.
en] Phrase

Get even.
en] Get revenge.

Get even.
en] Idiom

Get hitched.
en] Get married.

Get hitched.
en] Idiom

Get In on the Ground Floor.
en] Idiom

Get in Shape.
en] Idiom

Get into deep water.
en] Be in trouble.

Get into gear.
en] Start moving at a faster speed.

Get it out of your system.
en] Do something you've wanted to do for a long time and don't want to postpone any longer.

Get medieval.
en] Phrase

Get Off My Back.
en] Idiom

Get off on the wrong foot.
en] Idiom

Get off on the wrong foot.
en] Phrase

Get Off Scot Free.
en] Idiom

Get Off Your High Horse.
en] Idiom

Get off your high horse.
en] Phrase

Get on board.
en] Idiom

Get on my wick.
en] Phrase

Get on one?s nerves.
en] Idiom

Get on someone?s case.
en] Idiom

Get on someone's case.
en] Criticize, find fault, or lecture someone.

Get on someone's case.
en] To criticize and lecture in an annoying way.

Get on someone's nerves.
en] Annoy or irritate someone.

Get one?s foot in the door.
en] Idiom

Get one's dander up.
en] Phrase

Get One's Ducks in a Row.
en] Idiom

Get one's foot in the door.
en] To begin establishing oneself in a company/business.

Get One's Hands Dirty.
en] Idiom

Get out of Dodge.
en] Idiom

Get out of Dodge.
en] To leave a place, usually quickly.

Get out of hand.
en] Get out of control.

Get out of hand.
en] Idiom

Get out of the wrong side of the bed.
en] Idiom

Get over it.
en] Idiom

Get over it.
en] Phrase

Get over it.
en] To accept something bad that has happened and move past it.

Get religion.
en] Idiom

Get sacked.
en] Be fired.

Get Someone's Goat.
en] Idiom

Get something off your chest.
en] Say something serious or difficult that you have been thinking about for a while.

Get something out of your system.
en] Idiom

Get something straight.
en] Idiom

Get something straight.
en] To understand something fully and correctly.

Get something straight.
en] Understand something correctly.

Get the ball rolling and start the ball rolling.
en] Idiom

Get the Ball Rolling.
en] Idiom

Get the ball rolling.
en] Take the first step to begin a process.

Get the ball rolling.
en] To get something started that other people are often expected to join in.

Get the hang of.
en] Idiom

Get the hang of.
en] Learn how to do or use something.

Get the hang of.
en] To learn how to do something.

Get the lead out.
en] Idiom

Get the lead out.
en] To do something faster.

Get the Picture.
en] Idiom

Get the picture.
en] Understand what is being illustrated or explained.

Get the pip.
en] Phrase

Get the point.
en] Idiom

Get the point.
en] To understand something, such as an idea or philosophy.

Get the point.
en] Understand the general or main idea.

Get the Runaround.
en] Idiom

Get the Sack, Be Sacked.
en] Idiom

Get the sack.
en] Phrase

Get The Show on the Road.
en] Idiom

Get the skinny.
en] Idiom

Get the Third Degree.
en] Idiom

Get the upper hand.
en] Phrase

Get the/got the /have the pip.
en] Phrase

Get thee behind me Satan.
en] Phrase

Get thy spindle and thy distaff ready and God will send thee flax.

Get To Grips With.
en] Idiom

Get to the bottom of.
en] Find the underlying cause of a situation.

Get to the bottom of.
en] Idiom

Get to the bottom of.
en] To find the cause of something.

Get underway.
en] Phrase

Get Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed.
en] Idiom

Get used to it.
en] Phrase

Get wind of something.
en] Idiom

Get Wind of.
en] Idiom

Get With the Program.
en] Idiom

Get your act together.
en] Become serious, organized.

Get your act together.
en] Idiom

Get your act together.
en] Start behaving properly.

Get your dander up.
en] Phrase

Get your feet wet.
en] Gain new experience.

Get your foot in the door.
en] Complete the first step toward achieving an opportunity.

Get Your Goat.
en] Idiom

Get your goat.
en] Phrase

Get your head around something.
en] Understand something.

Get your head around.
en] Idiom

Get Your Walking Papers.
en] Idiom

Get/got/have the pip.
en] Phrase

Getting Cold Feet.
en] Idiom

Giddy aunt.
en] Phrase

Giddy goat.
en] Phrase

Gift of gab.
en] Idiom

Gift of gab.
en] The natural ability to talk in an entertaining or persuasive fashion.

Gild the lily.
en] Phrase

Gilt off the gingerbread.
en] Phrase

Ginger Beer.
en] Idiom

Ginger up.
en] Phrase

Ginger.
en] Phrase

Ginned up.
en] Phrase

Gist versus Jist.
en] Confusing Words

Give a clown your finger and he will take your whole hand.

Give a dog a bad name and hang him.

Give a dog a bad name and he'll live up to it (o. he'll repay you for it).

Give a hand.
en] Help.

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day.

Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day.
en] Phrase

Give a Man a Fish, Feed Him for a Day.
en] Idiom

Give a man a fish.

Give a man enough rope and he will hang himself.

Give a man some cloth and he'll ask for some lining.

Give a nigger an inch and he'll take an ell.

Give a wide berth.
en] Phrase

Give an Inch, Take a Mile.
en] Idiom

Give and take is fair play.

Give and Take.
en] Idiom

Give credit where credit is due.

Give credit where credit is due.
Romans 13:7

Give 'em Hell (often excl.).
en] Idiom

Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.

Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.
en] Idiom

Give him an inch and he'll take a yard.

Give him enough rope and he'll hang himself.

Give Him The Slip.
en] Idiom

Give him the slip.
en] To get away from someone.

Give it a go.
en] Idiom

Give it a go.
en] To try something.

Give it a go.
en] Try or attempt it.

Give It a Rest.
en] Idiom

Give it a shot.
en] Try it.

Give it your all.
en] Try your hardest.

Give Lip Service to.
en] Idiom

Give Lip Service.
en] Idiom

Give me a hand.
en] Idiom

Give me a hand.
en] To help someone.

Give No Quarter.
en] Idiom

Give no quarter.
en] Phrase

Give One's Two Cents (That's My Two Cents).
en] Idiom

Give somebody a piece of your mind.
en] Speak angrily to somebody about something bad he or she has done.

Give somebody free rein.
en] Give somebody full control of something.

Give somebody the benefit of the doubt.
en] Choose to believe something good about somebody instead of believing something bad (when you have the choice to believe either).

Give Someone a Holler.
en] Idiom

Give Someone a Piece of Your Mind.
en] Idiom

Give Someone a Run for Their Money.
en] Idiom

Give Someone an Earful.
en] Idiom

Give someone the benefit of the doubt.
en] Idiom

Give someone the cold shoulder.
en] Idiom

Give someone the cold shoulder.
en] Ignore, snub, or reject someone.

Give someone the cold shoulder.
en] To ignore someone.

Give Someone The Old Heave-Ho.
en] Idiom

Give someone/something a wide birth.
en] Idiom

Give someone/something a wide birth.
en] To keep a reasonable distance away from someone or something.

Give Something a Whirl.
en] Idiom

Give the benefit of the doubt.
en] Idiom

Give the Camel an inch and it will take an ell.

Give the Devil his due.

Give the Devil his Due.
en] Idiom

Give the Devil his due.
en] Phrase

Give the Green Light.
en] Idiom

Give the slip.
en] Idiom

Give them an inch and they'll take a mile.

Give them an inch and they'll take an ell.

Give up the ghost.
en] Phrase

Give, and ye shall receive.
Luke 6:38

Give-and-take.
en] Idiom

Give-and-take.
en] To give and take is to make compromises with another person.

Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.

Giving is dead now a days, and restoring very sick.

Glamor versus Glamour.
en] Confusing Words

Glass ceiling.
en] Idiom

Glass ceiling.
en] Phrase

Glass Half Empty.
en] Idiom

Gloom and doom.
en] Phrase

Gluing versus Glueing.
en] Confusing Words

Gnat's bollock.
en] Idiom

Go all out.
en] Use all of your energy or resources to do something.

Go Along (With).
en] Idiom

Go and boil your head.
en] Phrase

Go ape shit.
en] Idiom

Go Ape.
en] Idiom

Go back to the drawing board.
en] Idiom

Go Ballistic.
en] Idiom

Go Bananas.
en] Idiom

Go belly (or tits) up.
en] Idiom

Go Belly Up.
en] Idiom

Go Berserk.
en] Idiom

Go berserk.
en] Phrase

Go Bonkers.
en] Idiom

Go by the board.
en] Phrase

Go by the book.
en] Phrase

Go Cold Turkey.
en] Idiom

Go cold turkey.
en] Stop an addiction all at once, not gradually.

Go Dolally.
en] Phrase

Go down in flames.
en] End or fail suddenly and spectacularly.

Go down in flames.
en] Idiom

Go Down Like A Lead Balloon.
en] Idiom

Go down like a lead balloon.
en] To not be received well by others.

Go downhill.
en] Become worse.

Go downhill.
en] Idiom

Go downhill.
en] To deteriorate.

Go Fly a Kite.
en] Idiom

Go for a burton.
en] Phrase

Go for broke.
en] Idiom

Go for Broke.
en] To risk everything in order to achieve success.

Go for it.
en] Idiom

Go for it.
en] To give your best effort to achieve a goal.

Go hard or go home.

Go haywire.
en] Phrase

Go like the clappers.
en] Phrase

Go Mental.
en] Idiom

Go Nuclear.
en] Idiom

Go Nuts.
en] Idiom

Go Off Half-Cocked.
en] Idiom

Go off half-cocked.
en] Phrase

Go Off the Deep End.
en] Idiom

Go Off The Rails.
en] Idiom

Go on a wild goose chase.
en] Idiom

Go on about something.
en] Speak for too long about something uninteresting.

Go out on a limb.
en] Idiom

Go out on a limb.
en] Phrase

Go Over Like a Lead Balloon.
en] Idiom

Go over like a lead balloon.
en] Phrase

Go Pear-Shaped.
en] Idiom

Go postal.
en] Phrase

Go Pound Sand.
en] Idiom

Go pound sand.
en] Phrase

Go See a Man About a Dog.
en] Idiom

Go the extra mile.

Go the extra mile.
en] Idiom

Go the extra mile.
en] Make a special effort.

Go the whole hog.
en] Phrase

Go through the motions.
en] Idiom

Go through the motions.
en] To do something without extra thought or effort.

Go through with a find toothed comb.
en] Idiom

Go through with a find toothed comb.
en] To examine something thoroughly.

Go to hell in a handbasket.
en] Phrase

Go to pot.
en] Phrase

Go to the Dogs.
en] Idiom

Go to the dogs.
en] Phrase

Go to the foot of our stairs.
en] Phrase

Go to the Mattresses.
en] Idiom

Go to the mattresses.
en] Phrase

Go Under the Knife.
en] Idiom

Go up in smoke.
en] Be wasted.

Go Viral.
en] Idiom

Go West, young man! Go West.

Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.

Go with the flow.

Go with the Flow.
en] Idiom

Go with the flow.
en] Relax and go along with whatever is happening.

Goat Rope.
en] Idiom

God bless you! (after a sneeze).
en] Phrase

God comes at last when we think he is furthest off.

God cometh with leaden feet, but striketh with iron hands.

God cures and the physician takes the fee.

God deprives him of bread who likes not his drink.

God hath often a great share in a little house.

God healeth, and the Physician hath the thanks.

God help the rich, the poor can beg.

God helps them that help themselves.

God helps them who help themselves.

God helps those who help themselves.

God is dead.
en] Phrase

God is in the detail.

God rot them.
en] Phrase

God save the mark!

God works in mysterious ways.

God, our parents and our master can never be requited.

Godfrey Daniel.
en] Phrase

Go-faster.
en] Phrase

Goha said to his son that he wont sleep beside him. Said: Saved us your farts.

Going as if he trod upon eggs.

Going for a burton.
en] Phrase

Going places.
en] Idiom

Going places.
en] Likely to succeed.

Going postal.
en] Idiom

Going to hell in a hand basket.
en] Idiom

Going to hell in a handbasket.
en] Idiom

GOLF - Gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.
en] Phrase

Gone for a burton.
en] Phrase

Gone to Pot.
en] Idiom

Good Ale is meat, drink and cloth.

Good and quickly seldom meet.

Good as gold.
en] Phrase

Good comes to the extent of our thoughts.

Good fences make good neighbors.

Good fences make good neighbours.

Good harvests make men prodigal, bad ones provident.

Good in parts.
en] Phrase

Good men and true.
en] Phrase

Good men are hard to find.

Good money after bad.
en] Phrase

Good riddance.
en] Phrase

Good Samaritan.
en] Idiom

Good Samaritan.
en] Phrase

Good Samaritan.
en] Someone who tries to help other people.

Good swimmers are often drowned.

Good talk saves the food.

Good things come in small packages.

Good things come to those that wait.

Good things come to those that wait.
en] Phrase

Good things come to those who wait.

Good things come to those who wait.
en] Idiom

Good to be merry at meat.

Good to begin well, better to end well.

Good watch prevents misfortune.

Good will is among the few really necessary things in life.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)

Good wine needs no bush.

Good words without deeds are rushes and reeds.

Goodnight Vienna.
en] Phrase

Goods are theirs who enjoy them.

Goody Two Shoes.
en] Idiom

Goody two-shoes.
en] Phrase

Goody, goody gumdrops.
en] Phrase

Gordon Bennett.
en] Phrase

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