Englische Weisheiten 9


Gossips and frogs they drink and talk.

Got my mojo working.
en] Phrase

Got versus Gotten.
en] Confusing Words

Grab (Take) the Bull by the Horns.
en] Idiom

Grammar versus Grammer.
en] Confusing Words

Grand slam.
en] Phrase

Grandfather clock.
en] Phrase

Granny dumping.
en] Phrase

Grasp (Grab) at Straws.
en] Idiom

Grasp all, lose all.

Grasp the nettle.
en] Phrase

Grass up.
en] Phrase

Graveyard shift.
en] A period of work that usually goes from midnight to 8 a.m.

Graveyard shift.
en] Idiom

Graveyard shift.
en] Phrase

Grease Monkey.
en] Idiom

Grease the Wheels.
en] Idiom

Greased Lightning.
en] Idiom

Greased lightning.
en] Phrase

Greasy spoon.
en] Idiom

Great balls of fire.
en] Phrase

Great events cast their shadows before them.

Great haste makes great waste.

Great minds agree.

Great minds think alike (and fools seldom differ).

Great minds think alike.

Great minds think alike.
en] Idiom

Great minds think alike.
en] Phrase

Great minds.

Great oaks from little acorns grow.

Great scot.
en] Idiom

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Greatful versus Grateful.
en] Confusing Words

Green Around the Gills.
en] Idiom

Green as Grass.
en] Idiom

Green eyed monster.
en] Phrase

Green Room.
en] Idiom

Green With Envy.
en] Idiom

Green wood makes a hot fire.

Gregory Peck.
en] Idiom

Gregory Peck.
en] Phrase

Grey versus Gray.
en] Confusing Words

Gridlock.
en] Phrase

Grill versus Grille.
en] Confusing Words

Grin and Bear It.
en] Idiom

Grind One's Teeth.
en] Idiom

Grind to a halt.
en] Phrase

Grinning like a Cheshire cat.
en] Phrase

Grist for the Mill.
en] Idiom

Grist to the mill.
en] Phrase

Gross versus Net.
en] Confusing Words

Ground zero.
en] Idiom

Guarantee versus Guaranty.
en] Confusing Words

Guilty Pleasure.
en] Idiom

Guinea Pig.
en] Idiom

Guinea pig.
en] Phrase

Gung ho.
en] Phrase

Gussied-up.
en] Phrase

Gut feeling.
en] Idiom

Guts for garters.
en] Phrase

Had a good war.
en] Idiom

Had the monkey seen its ass, it wouldn't have danced.

Hail Mary (n. or adj.).
en] Idiom

Hail, fellow, well met.

Hair of the Dog (That Bit You).
en] Idiom

Hair of the dog that bit you.
en] Phrase

Hair of the dog.
en] Idiom

Hairy eyeball.
en] Phrase

Halcyon Days.
en] A calm period of happiness, usually in the past.

Halcyon Days.
en] Idiom

Halcyon days.
en] Phrase

Hale versus Hail.
en] Confusing Words

Half a loaf is better than no bread.

Half a loaf is better than no bread.
en] Phrase

Half a loaf is better than no loaf.

Half a loaf is better than none.

Half a Loaf is Better Than None.
en] Idiom

Half inch.
en] Idiom

Half inch.
en] Phrase

Half-cocked.
en] Phrase

Half-hearted.
en] Phrase

Half-Mast versus Half-Staff.
en] Confusing Words

Hand it to someone.
en] Give someone credit or praise.

Hand it to.
en] Idiom

Hand it to.
en] To give credit/praise to someone.

Hand over Fist.
en] Idiom

Hand over fist.
en] Phrase

Hand to Mouth.
en] Idiom

Handbags at ten paces.
en] Phrase

Handle with kid gloves.
en] Phrase

Hands are Tied.
en] Idiom

Hands Down.
en] Idiom

Hands down.
en] Phrase

Hands down.
en] Without a doubt.

Handsome is as handsome does.

Handsome is that handsome does.

Handsome is what handsome does.

Hands-on versus Hands on.
en] Confusing Words

Hang in there.
en] Idiom

Hang in there.
en] To be patient despite difficulties.

Hang in there.
en] Wait and be patient.

Hang It Up.
en] Idiom

Hang Tough.
en] Idiom

Hanged versus Hung.
en] Confusing Words

Hanged, drawn and quartered.
en] Phrase

Hanger versus Hangar.
en] Confusing Words

Hanging by a Thread.
en] Idiom

Hanging Out.
en] Idiom

Hanky Panky.
en] Idiom

Hanky-panky.
en] Phrase

Happiness is cheap enough, but its counterfeit - how dearly paid for.

Happy As a Clam.
en] Idiom

Happy as a clam.
en] Phrase

Happy as a sandboy.
en] Phrase

Happy as Larry.
en] Phrase

Happy camper.
en] A person who is content or satisfied.

Happy camper.
en] Idiom

Happy clappy.
en] Phrase

Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth.

Happy sad.
en] Idiom

Happy slapping.
en] Phrase

Happy-Go-Lucky.
en] Idiom

Harbinger of Doom.
en] Idiom

Harbinger of doom.
en] Phrase

Harbor versus Harbour.
en] Confusing Words

Hard and Fast.
en] Idiom

Hard and fast.
en] Phrase

Hard cases make bad law.

Hard cases make bad law.
en] Phrase

Hard cheese.
en] Phrase

Hard hearted.
en] Phrase

Hard lines.
en] Phrase

Hard Nut to Crack.
en] Idiom

Hard Pill to Swallow.
en] Idiom

Hard to swallow.
en] Idiom

Hard to swallow.
en] Not easy to accept, difficult to believe.

Hard words break no bones.

Hard work never did anyone any harm.

Hare versus Rabbit.
en] Confusing Words

Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings.
en] Phrase

Harp not on that string.

Harp on.
en] Phrase

Harry spankers.
en] Idiom

Harvest moon.
en] Phrase

Has the cat got your tongue?.
en] Idiom

Has the cat got your tongue?.
en] Phrase

Has versus Have.
en] Confusing Words

Hasta la vista, baby.
en] Phrase

Haste makes waste.

Haste makes waste.
en] Idiom

Haste makes waste.
en] Phrase

Hat trick.
en] Idiom

Hat trick.
en] Phrase

Hatchet Job.
en] Idiom

Haters gonna hate.

Haul Over the Coals.
en] Idiom

Have (one's) head in the clouds.
en] Idiom

Have A Ball.
en] Idiom

Have a blast.
en] Enjoy yourself thoroughly.

Have a blast.
en] Idiom

Have a Bone to Pick (with Someone).
en] Idiom

Have a bone to pick.
en] Have a grievance or complaint.

Have a bone to pick.
en] Idiom

Have a burning thirst for greater opportunities, and a hunger for improvements and some day you will come into demand to do things; keep your conscience clear and mind cheerful and happy, and believe in yourself, and you will accomplish what your longings craved for.

Have a Captain Cook.
en] Idiom

Have a Captain Cook.
en] Phrase

Have a Chip on One's Shoulder.
en] Idiom

Have a chip on your shoulder.
en] Have anger about something that happened in the past.

Have a cow and have kittens.
en] Idiom

Have a cow.
en] Get visibly upset.

Have a Cow.
en] Idiom

Have a dekko.
en] Phrase

Have a Dog in the Hunt (Fight, Race).
en] Idiom

Have a heart-to-heart.
en] An intimate honest talk where both parties share their feelings.

Have a heart-to-heart.
en] Idiom

Have a Lead Foot.
en] Idiom

Have a Lot on One's Plate.
en] Idiom

Have a Lot Riding On (Something).
en] Idiom

Have a Nose for (Something).
en] Idiom

Have a screw loose.
en] Be mentally unstable.

Have a Screw Loose.
en] Idiom

Have a screw loose.
en] To be unstable mentally.

Have a shot at.
en] Have a chance.

Have a soft spot for.
en] Idiom

Have a soft spot for.
en] To feel an affection for someone or something.

Have a strong, definite purpose, whatsoever you set out to do; this will have a magnetic power to attract the things that are necessary to bring about the desired result.

Have a Tough Row to Hoe.
en] Idiom

Have A Whale of A Time.
en] Idiom

Have a word with.
en] Talk, speak, or discuss with.

Have an Ace Up One's Sleeve.
en] Idiom

Have an ax to grind.
en] Idiom

Have an ax to grind.
en] To have a hidden motive.

Have an Axe to Grind.
en] Idiom

Have an axe to grind.
en] Phrase

Have an inkling.
en] Phrase

Have Bigger Fish to Fry.
en] Idiom

Have but few friends though much acquaintance.

Have Egg on Your Face.
en] Idiom

Have Foot-in-Mouth Disease.
en] Idiom

Have God for Thy partner, and he will direct thy paths.

Have Hand of Aces/Hold All the Aces.
en] Idiom

Have it in for somebody.
en] Be very angry at somebody.

Have It Out with Someone.
en] Idiom

Have no truck with.
en] Phrase

Have One Foot in The Grave.
en] Idiom

Have One Over the Eight.
en] Idiom

Have One Too Many.
en] Idiom

Have one?s hands full.
en] Idiom

Have one?s head in the clouds.
en] Idiom

Have one?s work cut out for him/her.
en] Idiom

Have One's Cake and Eat It, Too.
en] Idiom

Have one's hands full.
en] To be very busy.

Have one's head in the clouds.
en] When someone is unaware of reality because they are caught up in their own ideas.

Have one's work cut out for him/her.
en] To have a tough task to accomplish.

Have respect co another's weakness.

Have second thoughts.
en] Have doubts.

Have second thoughts.
en] Idiom

Have second thoughts.
en] To have doubts about a decision.

Have Skin in the Game.
en] Idiom

Have Something in the Bag.
en] Idiom

Have the blues.
en] Feel depressed or sad.

Have the blues.
en] Idiom

Have the blues.
en] To feel depressed.

Have the Hots for (Somebody).
en] Idiom

Have the Hots for Somebody.
en] Idiom

Have The Time of Your Life.
en] Idiom

Have your cake and eat it too.

Have your guts for garters.
en] Phrase

Have your head in the clouds.
en] Idiom

Have your heart set on something.
en] Be firmly resolved to do something.

Have Your Nose in the Air.
en] Idiom

Have Your Say.
en] Idiom

Have Your Thumb Up Your Ass.
en] Idiom

Have your work cut out.
en] Have a lot of work to do in little time.

Haven't got a clue.
en] Phrase

Hawks will not pick out Hawk's eyes.

He can give little to his servant that licks his knife.

He comes not in my books.

He commands enough that obeys a wise man.

He covers me with his wings, and bites me with his bill.

He deserves not the sweet that will not taste of the sowre.

He did not care a button for it.

He fasted for a whole year and then broke his fast with an onion.

He giveth twice that gives in a trice.
la] Qui cito dat bis dat.
it] Dono molto aspettato e venduto non donato.

He goes not out of his way that goes to a good inn.

He has bigger fish to fry.
en] Idiom

He hath enough to keep the wolf from the door.

He hath lest his purse in his other hose.

He hath not lost all who hath one throw to cast.

He is blind enough who sees not through the holes of a sieve.

He is not a merchant bare, that hath money, worth or ware.

He is proper that hath proper conditions.

He is wise enough that can keep himself warm.

He is wise that is honest.

He laughs best who laughs last.

He laughs ill that laughs himself to death.

He liveth long that liveth well.

He looseth his thanks who promiseth and delayeth.
la] Gratia ab officio, quod mora tardat, abest.

He looseth nothing who keeps God for his friend.

He Lost His Head.
en] Idiom

He makes my flesh (or skin) crawl (or creep).
en] Idiom

He may freely receive courtesies that knows how to requite them.

He may well be contented who needs neither borrow nor flatter.

He promiseth like a merchant, and pays like a man of war.

He Said where are you going grape, She sighed : I am staying on the couch.

He that blowes in the dust fills his eyes.

He that can have patience can have what he will.

He that chastiseth one amendeth many.

He that contemplates hath a day without a night.

He that converseth not with men knoweth nothing.

He that doth well wearieth not himself.

He that doth what he will, oft doth not what he ought.

He that eats the Kings goose shall be choked with the feathers.

He that endureth is not overcome.

He that goes a-borrowing, goes a-sorrowing.

He that goeth out with often loss.

He that gropes in the dark finds that he would not.

He that hath a body made of glass must not throw stones at another.

He that hath a fellow-ruler hath an over-ruler.

He that hath a good harvest may be content with some thistles.

He that hath a head of wax, must not walk in the Sun.

He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.

He that hath money in his purse cannot want a head for his shoulders.

He that hath nothing is not contented.

He that hath wife and children wants not business.

He that is Angry is seldome at ease.

He that is suffer'd to do more then is fitting will do more then is lawful.

He that is thrown would ever wrestle.

He that labours and thrives spins gold.

He that leadeth a clean, pure, simple life shall dwell long in the land; his flesh shall retain its freshness of youth.

He that lets his horse drink at every lake,

He that lets his wife go to every feast, and his horse drink at every water, shall neither have good wife nor good horse.

He that likes honey from thorns pays too dear for it.
fr] Trop achepte le miel qui sur espines le leche.

He that lives in hope danceth without a minstrel.

He that lives not well one year, sorrows for it seven.

He that liveth wickedly can hardly die honestly.

He that makes a good war, makes a good peace.

He that makes his bed ill lies there.

He that mischief hatches, mischief catches.

He that pitieth another remembreth himself.

He that runs in the night stumbles.

He that sings on I ryday shall weep on Sunday.

He that speaks doth sow, he that holds his peace doth reap.

He that speaks me fair and loves me not, I'll speak him fair and trust him not.

He that strikes with his tongue, must ward with his head.

He that takes not up a pin sleights his wife.

He that waits on another mans trencher, makes many a late dinner.

He that will deceive the Fox must rise betimes.

He that will enter into Paradise must have a good key.

He that will not be counsell'd cannot be help't.

He that will not be saved needs no preacher.

He was hang'd that left his drink behind.

He who but once a good name gets,

He who can does, he who cannot, teaches.

He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches.
en] Phrase

He who dares wins.

He who dies of threats, must be rung to Church by farts.

He who digs a pit for others, falls in himself.

He who falleth for the love of God shall reap great reward, and his expectations shall not come to naught.

He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day.

He who got out of his home lessened his value.

He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

He who hath but one hog makes him fat, and he who hath but one son makes him a fool.

He who hath much pease may put the more in the pot.

He who hath no ill fortune is cloy'd with good.

He who hesitates is lost.

He who laughs last laughs best.

He Who Laughs Last Laughs Best.
en] Idiom

He who laughs last laughs hardest.

He who laughs last laughs longest.

He who laughs last laughs longest.
en] Phrase

He who laughs last laughs loudest.
en] Idiom

He who lies long in bed his estate feels it.

He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword.

He who marrieth for wealth doth sell his liberty.

He who pays the piper calls the tune.

He who peeps at the neighbor's window may chance to lose his eyes.

He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses.

He who seeketh trouble never misseth it.

He who serves well, needs not be afraid to ask his wages.

He who smelt it dealt it.

He who speaks about the future lies, even when he tells the truth.

He who studies his faults and pays little attention to his virtues is a wise man.

He who sups with the Devil should have a long spoon.

He who was left by the bald is taken by the hairy. (Not the comb).

He who would have a hare to breakfast must hunt over night.

He whose ace gets cut on, gets his underpants off. When you cut, cut high. The Third Hand is the highest hand.

He will give the Devil his due.
en] Phrase

He Would Put Legs Under A Chicken.
en] Idiom

He wrongs not an old man, who steals his supper from him.

Head (Go) South.
en] Idiom

Head and Shoulders Above.
en] Idiom

Head and Shoulders.
en] Idiom

Head over heels.
en] Idiom

Head over heels.
en] Phrase

Head start on (something).
en] Idiom

Head start on (something).
en] To start something early.

Head Start.
en] Idiom

Heads Up (excl.).
en] Idiom

Heads Up!.
en] Idiom

Heads Up.
en] Idiom

Heads up.
en] Phrase

Heads Will Roll (Are Going to Roll).
en] Idiom

Heads will roll.
en] Phrase

Headwind.
en] Idiom

Health is wealth.

Healthcare versus Health Care.
en] Confusing Words

Hear (Something) Through the Grapevine.
en] Idiom

Hear (something) through the grapevine.
en] Learn through rumor.

Hear a matter before judging, for he who answereth a thing before he heareth it, it is a folly and shame to him.

Hear all, see all, say nowt, tak' all, keep all, gie nowt, and if tha ever does owt for nowt do it for thysen.

Hear hear.
en] Phrase

Hear it on the grapevine.
en] Idiom

Hear it through the grapevine.
en] Idiom

Hear it through the grapevine.
en] To find something out through rumor(s).

Hear something straight from the horse's mouth.
en] Idiom

Hear, hear vs. here, here.
en] Idiom

Heard it Through the Grapevine.
en] Idiom

Heard it through the grapevine.
en] Phrase

Heard versus Herd.
en] Confusing Words

Heart and Soul.
en] Idiom

Heart of Gold.
en] Idiom

Heart of hearts.
en] Idiom

Heart of hearts.
en] What you really want or believe in.

Heart's content.
en] Phrase

Hearty versus Hardy.
en] Confusing Words

Heaven helps those that help themselves.

Heaven helps those who help themselves.

Heavens Open.
en] Idiom

Heavens to Betsy.
en] Idiom

Heavens to Betsy.
en] Phrase

Heavens to Murgatroyd.
en] Phrase

Heavy Hitter.
en] Idiom

Heavy metal.
en] Phrase

Heavy-duty.
en] Tough and powerful.

Hedge your bets.
en] Phrase

Heebie-jeebies - The.
en] Phrase

Heebie-jeebies.
en] Idiom

Heel versus Heal.
en] Confusing Words

Height versus Heighth.
en] Confusing Words

Helicopter Parenting.
en] Idiom

Hell bent.
en] Idiom

Hell for Leather.
en] Idiom

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned.
en] Phrase

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

Hell in a Handbasket.
en] Idiom

Hell is full of good meanings and wishes.

Hell is not to love anymore.
Georges Bernanos (1888 - 1948)

Hell or high water.
en] Phrase

Hell, madam, is to love no more.
Georges Bernanos (1888 - 1948)

Hell's bells.
en] Phrase

Help yourself.
en] Idiom

Helter-skelter.
en] Phrase

Hem and haw.
en] Phrase

Henpecked.
en] Idiom

Here lies one whose name is writ in water.
en] Phrase

Here today, gone tomorrow.

Here versus Hear.
en] Confusing Words

Here?s Mud in Your Eye.
en] Idiom

Here's metal more attractive.

Hers versus Her's.
en] Confusing Words

He's a chip off the old block.
en] Idiom

He's not playing with a full deck.
en] Idiom

He's off his rocker.
en] Idiom

He's sitting on the fence.
en] Idiom

Het up.
en] Phrase

Heyday versus Hayday.
en] Confusing Words

Hic Rhodus, hic salta.

Hidden in plain sight.
en] Idiom

Hide their diminished heads.

Hier lies that should fetch a perfect woman over the coles.

Higgledy-piggledy.
en] Phrase

High and Dry.
en] Idiom

High and dry.
en] Phrase

High and mighty.
en] Idiom

High and mighty.
en] Phrase

High as a Kite.
en] Idiom

High as a kite.
en] Phrase

High Five.
en] Idiom

High five.
en] Phrase

High on the hog.
en] Idiom

High on the hog.
en] Phrase

High on the hog.
en] To live very well.

High season.
en] Idiom

High time.
en] Phrase

High, wide and handsome.
en] Phrase

High-flyer.
en] Phrase

Hightail It (Out of There).
en] Idiom

Highways and Byways.
en] Idiom

Hillbilly versus Redneck.
en] Confusing Words

Himself versus Him self.
en] Confusing Words

Himself versus Hisself.
en] Confusing Words

Hindsight is 20/20.

Hindsight is 20/20.
en] Idiom

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.

His bark is worse than his bite.

Hissy Fit.
en] Idiom

Hissy fit.
en] Phrase

Historic versus Historical.
en] Confusing Words

History is bunk.
en] Phrase

History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)

History repeats itself.

Hit a snag.
en] Encounter an unexpected problem or obstacle.

Hit a Snag.
en] Idiom

Hit a snag.
en] To encounter and unexpected problem.

Hit a Wall.
en] Idiom

Hit Below the Belt.
en] Idiom

Hit it off.
en] Idiom

Hit it off.
en] Immediately have a good relationship with someone.

Hit it off.
en] To have a good relationship with someone right away.

Hit It Out of the Park.
en] Idiom

Hit rock bottom.
en] Be in the lowest, unhappiest situation of your life.

Hit the books.
en] Idiom

Hit the books.
en] Study intensely.

Hit the Bottle.
en] Idiom

Hit the Ground Running.
en] Idiom

Hit the ground running.
en] Phrase

Hit the hay and hit the sack.
en] Idiom

Hit the hay.
en] Go to bed.

Hit the hay.
en] Idiom

Hit the hay.
en] Phrase

Hit the hay.
en] To go to bed.

Hit the Jackpot.
en] Idiom

Hit the nail on the head.

Hit the nail on the head.
en] Be precisely right or accurate.

Hit the nail on the head.
en] Idiom

Hit the nail on the head.
en] Phrase

Hit the Road.
en] Idiom

Hit the roof.
en] Explode in anger.

Hit the Roof.
en] Idiom

Hit the roof.
en] To suddenly explode in anger.

Hit the sack / sheets / hay.
en] Idiom

Hit the sack.
en] Go to bed.

Hit the sack.
en] Idiom

Hit the sack.
en] To go to bed.

Hit the Skids.
en] Idiom

Hit the Spot.
en] Idiom

Hitch a Ride.
en] Idiom

Hither and yon.
en] Phrase

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