1.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog.
2.百闻不如一见 （眼见为实 ）Seeing is believing.
3.比上不足比下有余 worse off than some, better off than many; to fall short of the best, but be better than the worst.
4.笨鸟先飞 A slow sparrow should make an early start.
5.不眠之夜 white night
6.不以物喜不以己悲 not pleased by external gains, not saddened by personnal losses
7.不遗余力 spare no effort; go all out; do one's best
8.不打不成交 No discord, no concord.
9.拆东墙补西墙 rob Peter to pay Paul
10.辞旧迎新 bid farewell to the old and usher in the new; ring out the old year and ring in the new
11.大事化小小事化了 try first to make their mistake sound less serious and then to reduce it to nothing at all
12.大开眼界 open one's eyes; broaden one's horizon; be an eye-opener
13.国泰民安 The country flourishes and people live in peace
14.过犹不及 going too far is as bad as not going far enough; beyond is as wrong as falling short; too much is as bad as too little
15.功夫不负有心人 Everything comes to him who waits.
16.好了伤疤忘了疼 once on shore, one prays no more
17.好事不出门恶事传千里 Good news never goes beyond the gate, while bad news spread far and wide.
18.和气生财 Harmony brings wealth.
19.活到老学到老 One is never too old to learn.
20.既往不咎 let bygones be bygones
21.金无足赤人无完人 Gold can't be pure and man can't be perfect.
22.金玉满堂 Treasures fill the home.
23.脚踏实地 be down-to-earth
24.脚踩两只船 sit on the fence
25.君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal; a hedge between keeps friendship green
26.老生常谈陈词滥调 cut and dried, cliché
27.礼尚往来 Courtesy calls for reciprocity.
28.留得青山在不怕没柴烧 Where there is life, there is hope.
29.马到成功 achieve immediate victory; win instant success
30.名利双收 gain in both fame and wealth
31.茅塞顿开 be suddenly enlightened
32.没有规矩不成方圆 Nothing can be accomplished without norms or standards. 33.每逢佳节倍思亲 On festive occasions more than ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.It is on the festival occasions when one misses his dear most.
34.谋事在人成事在天 The planning lies with man, the outcome with Heaven. Man proposes, God disposes.
35.弄巧成拙 be too smart by half; Cunning outwits itself
37.赔了夫人又折兵 throw good money after bad
38.抛砖引玉 a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale
39.破釜沉舟 cut off all means of retreat；burn one‘s own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end
40.抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities
41.巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can't make a fist. One can't make bricks without straw.
42.千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step
43.前事不忘后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future. 44.前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps.
45.前怕狼后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind hesitate in doing something
46.强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outside) finds it hard to control a snake in its old haunt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local bullies.
47.强强联手 win-win co-operation
48.瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good harvest.
49.人之初性本善 Man's nature at birth is good.
50.人逢喜事精神爽 Joy puts heart into a man.
51.人海战术 huge-crowd strategy
52.世上无难事只要肯攀登 Where there is a will, there is a way.
53.世外桃源 a fictitious land of peace away from the turmoil of the world;
54.死而后已 until my heart stops beating
55.岁岁平安 Peace all year round.
56.上有天堂下有苏杭 Just as there is paradise in heaven, ther are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth
57.塞翁失马焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actual blessing.
58.三十而立 A man should be independent at the age of thirty.At thirty, a man should be able to think for himself.
59.升级换代 updating and upgrading (of products)
60.四十不惑 Life begins at forty.
61.谁言寸草心报得三春晖 Such kindness of warm sun, can't be repaid by grass. 62.水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high.
63.时不我待Time and tide wait for no man.
64.杀鸡用牛刀break a butterfly on the wheel
65.实事求是seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts
66.说曹操,曹操到Talk of the devil and he comes.
67.实话实说speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is
68.实践是检验真理的唯一标准Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth.
69.山不在高，有仙则名'No matter how high the mountain is, its name will spread far and wide if there is a fairy; '
70.韬光养晦hide one's capacities and bide one's time
72.天有不测风云Anything unexpected may happen. a bolt from the blue
73.团结就是力量Unity is strength.
74.“跳进黄河洗不清”'eve if one jumped into the Yellow River, one can not wash oneself clean--there's nothing one can do to clear one's name '
75.歪风邪气unhealthy practices and evil phenomena
76.物以类聚，人以群分Birds of a feather flock together.
77.往事如风'The past has vanished (from memory) like wind.; What in past, is pas
78.望子成龙hold high hopes for one's child
79.屋漏又逢连阴雨Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.
80.文韬武略military expertise; military strategy
81.唯利是图draw water to one's mill
82.无源之水,无本之木water without a source, and a tree wiithout roots
83.无中生有make create something out of nothing
84.无风不起浪There are no waves without wind. There's no smoke without fire. 85.徇私枉法bend the law for the benefit of relatives or friends
86.新官上任三把火a new broom sweeps clean
87.虚心使人进步,骄傲使人落后Modesty helps one go forward, whereas conceit makes one lag behind.
88. 蓄势而发accumulate strength for a take-off
89.心想事成May all your wish come true
90.心照不宣have a tacit understanding; give tacit consent; tacit understanding 91.先入为主First impressions are firmly entrenched.
92.先下手为强catch the ball before the bound
93.像热锅上的蚂蚁like an ant on a hot pan
94.现身说法warn people by taking oneself as an example
95.息事宁人pour oil on troubled waters
96.喜忧参半mingled hope and fear
97.循序渐进step by step
98.一路平安，一路顺风speed somebody on their way; speed the parting guest
99.严以律己,宽以待人be strict with oneself and lenient towards others
101.有情人终成眷属'Jack shall have Jill, all shall be well.'
102.有钱能使鬼推磨Money makes the mare go. Money talks.
103. 有识之士people of vision
104.有勇无谋use brawn rather than brain
105.有缘千里来相会Separated as we are thousands of miles apart, we come together as if by predestination.
106.与时俱进advance with times
107.以人为本people oriented; people foremost
108.因材施教teach students according to their aptitude
109.欲穷千里目，更上一层楼'to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight.' a land of milk and honey
110.欲速则不达Haste does not bring success.
111. 优胜劣汰survival of the fittest
112.英雄所见略同Great minds think alike.
113.冤家宜解不宜结Better make friends than make enemies.
114.冤假错案'cases in which people were unjustly, falsely or wrongly charged or sentenced; unjust, false or wrong cases'
115.一言既出，驷马难追A real man never goes back on his words.
116.招财进宝Money and treasures will be plentiful
119. 众矢之的target of public criticism
120.知己知彼,百战不殆Know the enemy and know yourself, and you can fight a hundred battles with no danger of defeat.
121. 纸上谈兵be an armchair strategist
122.纸包不住火Truth will come to light sooner or later.
123.左右为难between the devil and the deep blue sea
What are you trying to say?（你到底想说什么？）
Don't be silly.（别胡闹了。）
How strong are your glasses?（你近视多少度？）
It isn't the way I hoped it would be.（这不是我所盼望的。）
You will never guess.（你永远猜不到。）
No one could do anything about it.（众人对此束手无措。）
I saw something deeply disturbing.（深感事情不妙。）
Money is a good servant but a bad master.（要做金钱的主人，莫做金钱的奴隶。）
I am not available.（我正忙着）
Wisdom in the mind is better than money in the hand.(脑中的知识比手中的金钱更重要）
Never say die.it's a piece of cake.别泄气，那只是小菜一碟。
Don't worry.you'll get use to it soon.别担心，很快你就会习惯的。
I konw how you feel.我明白你的感受。
You win some.you lose some.胜败乃兵家常事。
Don't bury your head in the sand.不要逃避现实。
I didn't expect you to such a good job.我没想到你干得这么好。
You are coming alone well.你做得挺顺利。
She is well-build.她的身材真棒。
You look neat and fresh.你看起来很清纯。
You have a beautiful personality.你的气质很好。
You flatter me immensely.你过奖啦。
You should be slow to judge others.你不应该随意评论别人。
I hope you will excuse me if i make any mistake.如有任何错误，请你原谅
It was most careless ofme.我太粗心了。
It was quite by accident.真是始料不及。
I wish i had all the time i'd ever wasted,so i could waste it all over again.我希望所有被我浪费的时间重新回来，让我再浪费一遍。
I like you the way you were.我喜欢你以前的样子。
You two go ahead to the movie without me,i don't want to be a third wheel.你们两个自己去看电影吧，我不想当电灯泡。
Do you have anyone in mind?你有心上人吗？
How long have you known her？你认识她多久了？
It was love at frist sight.一见钟情
I'd bettle hit the books.我要复习功课啦。
a piece of one's mind .直言不讳
He gave me a piece of mind,"Don't shift responsibility onto others."他责备道：“不要把责任推卸到别人身上。”
a cat and dog life 水火不容的生活
The husband and his wife are always quarrelling,and they are leading a cat and dog life.这对夫妇老是吵架，相互之间水火不容。
a dog's life 潦倒的生活
The man lived a dog's life.这个人生活潦倒。
A to Z 从头至尾
I know that from A to Z. 我很了解这件事。
above somebody 深奥
Well,this sort of talk is above me.我不懂你们在讲什么。
all ears 全神贯注地倾听着
When you tell Mary some gossip,she is all ears.跟Mary讲一些小道消息，她会听地仔仔细细。
all the more 更加，益发
You'll be all the better for a holiday.度一次假，对你会更有好处。
all dressed up 打扮得整整齐齐
She is all dressed up and nowhere to go.她打扮得整整齐却无处炫耀。
all in all 总的说来；最心爱的东西
The daughter is all in all to him.女儿是他的无价宝。
all out 竭尽全力
They went all out.他们鼓足了干劲。
all over 全部结束；浑身，到处
Glad,it is all over.这事全部结束了，好得很。
I'm wet all over.我浑身都湿了。
all set 准备就绪
He is all set for an early morning start.他已做好清晨出发的一切准备。
all you have to do 需要做得是
All you have to do is to calm yourself down and wait for the good news.你需要做得是静下心来等好消息。
as easy as falling of a log /as easy as snapping your fingers /as easy as ABC 容易得很
To me,a good story teller,it would be as easy as falling of a log.
as busy as a bee 非常忙
Mum is always as busy as a bee in the moring.妈妈每天早上都忙得不可开交。
at one's fingertips 了如指掌
How to get at that little island is at his fingertips.他知道怎么去那个小岛。
at one's wit's end 智穷
Don't ask him.It is also at his wit's end.不要问他了，他也不知道。
big shot 大人物，大亨
He is a big shot in our little town.
black sheep 败家子，害群之马
Every family has a black sheep.家家有本难念的经。
black and blue 遍体鳞伤
The thief was caught of red-handed and beaten black and blue.那个小偷当场被抓住并被打得青一块紫一块的。
black and white 白纸黑字
The proof is in black and white and the murderer has no any excuses.证据确凿，凶手再也无话可说。
blind alley 死胡同
You are heading into a blind alley.你正在钻牛角尖。
blow hot and cold 摇摆不定
This guy seemed to have no own idea.He always blew hot and cold.这家伙好象没什么主张，总是摇摆不定。
blow one's own trumpet 自吹自擂
Don't blow your own tumpet.Let us see what on earth you can do.不要自吹自擂了，让我们看看你到底能做什么。
born with a silver in one's mouth 出生在富贵人家
He is born with a silver in one's mouth.他是含着金钥匙出生的。
brand new 崭新的
a brand new coat 新衣服
break the ice 打破沉默
The couple hadn't spoken to each other for a week.They were both waiting for the other one to break the ice.这对夫妇已经一个星期没说过话了。两人都在等另一方先开口。
by a blow 无意中的一击
He is beaten to the ground by a blow.他被击到在地。
can't stand it any longer 不能再忍受了
I can't stand it any longer,I quit.我再也忍受不了了，我走。
carry something too far 过火了
You are carrying your joke too far.你玩笑开得太过分了。
castle in the sky 海市蜃楼
You plan is nearly a castle in the sky.你的计划简直就是空想。
cats got one's tongue 哑口无言
chain smoker 老烟枪
come up with 产生，想出
Let me come up with some ideas.让我想一想。
come easily 容易
Languages come easily to some people.有些人能够很容易地掌握语言。
cup of tea 喜欢
Movies are not my cup of tea.我不喜欢看电影。
cut it out 停止，住嘴
Cut it out!I can't stand you any longer.
call it a day 不再做下去，停止（某种活动）
Let us call it a day,stop.这一天工作够了，停工吧！ dark horse 黑马
Nobody considered that John would win the game.He was a dark horse in the final.
dear John letter 绝交信
Jack received a dear John letter from his girlfriend because he had broken her heart.
do somone good 对某人有好处
Having some moring exercises does you good.
Do you get me? 你明白我的意思吗？
doesn't count 这次不算
It doesn't count this time,try again.
doesn't make sense 不懂；没有任何意义
The sentence you made doesn't make any sense to me.
down and out 穷困潦倒
Being down and out,he couldn't support his family.
drive at 用意，意欲
What's he driving at?他用意何在？
drop in 偶然拜访
I dropped him in on my way to the hospital.
drop me a line 写信给我
On arriving the University,please drop me a line.
early bird 早起的人
An early bird catchs worms。捷足先登
easy come easy go 来得快去得也快
eat my words 收回前言，认错道歉
I said something bad to my mum.Although I want to eat my words back, it didn't work,for I had hurt my mum's feeling.
face the music 直面困难
He knew he'd never get away with it so he decided to face the music and give himself up to the police.他知道自己不可能逃脱，因此决定一人做事一人当——向警察自首。
face up to 勇敢地面对某事
You must learn to face up to your responsibilities.
fed up 厌倦
I am rather fed up with your complaints.
feel free to do something 不要拘束
Please feel free to make suggestions.
few and far between 很少，稀少
Human beings are few and far between in this zone.
French leave 不辞而别
give me a headache 让人头痛
The naughty boy gave me a headache.
give me a hand 帮我一下
go Dutch AA制
God bless you 上帝保佑你
God bless you with your examinations.
God knows 天知道
Got it? 明白了吗？
green thumbs /fingers 园艺技能
hands are full 非常忙
have a ball 勇敢
have had it 受够了
I have had it with all your excuses.我受够了你的借口。
hold water 站得住脚
Non of his arguements seem to hold water.
in every sense of word 在某种意义上说
It's a lie in every sense of word.这是不折不扣的谎言。
keep an eye on 提高警惕
lazy bones 懒骨头
Get up lazy bones!
leave it to me 让我来吧
leave me alone 别管我
like father like son 有其父必有其子
like it or not 不管你喜不喜欢
make a fool of oneself 愚弄某人
make a big money 赚大钱
make both ends need 收支平衡
We have to cut our expenses to make both ends need.
make waves 引起轰动；兴风作浪
His achievement made waves in his country.
make yourself at home 别拘束
no good 没有好结果
Bad mam comes to no good.
no kidding 不要开玩笑
none of your bussiness 不关你的事
not really 也不是……
old hand 老手
He is an old hand at stealing.
old story 老一套
I am tired of it,same old story.
on one's word of honor 以某人的人格担保
on occasion 间或
of one's own accord 自愿地
packed like sardins 拥挤
During the holidays,people in the trains are packed like sardins.
pass away 去世
pay the price 付出代价
You are playing with the fire and you must pay the poice one day.
put up with 忍受
I cann't put up with your rudeness any more;leave my room.
red-letter day 重要的或值得纪念的日子
red tape 繁文缛节
red carpet 红地毯
run into 偶遇
I ran into an old friend in the shop yesterday.
run out of 用尽，缺少
Quick,quick,we are running out of time.
show up 炫耀
small potatos 小人物
so what? 那怎么样呢？
stand up for 忍受
suit one's taste 对某人的胃口
sunday dress 最好的衣服
sure thing 十有把握的事
take one's time 尽情玩
Take your time and enjoy it.
take the words out of one's mouth 说出某人想说得话
that's it 就是
that is really something 太好了
there is nothing I can do 我什么都不能做
there you go 这边请
there is nothing wrong with me 我没事
under the table 死底下，秘密地
under the weather 身体不适
what's going on 怎么了
what a man 多勇敢的人啊
walking dictionary 活字典
what is up 近来可好
Hi,I haven't seen you for a long time,what's up?
world class 一流的