A fool and his money are soon parted - This idiom means that people who aren't careful with their money spend it quickly. 'A fool and his money are easily parted' is an alternative form of the idiom.
All bets are off - (USA) If all bets are off, then agreements that have been made no longer apply.
All cats are grey in the dark - Things are indistinguishable in the dark so appearances don't matter.('All cats are grey at night' is also used.)
Days are numbered - When someone’s days are numbered, they are expected to die soon.
Eyes are bigger than one's stomach - If someone's eyes are bigger than their stomach, they are greedy and take on more than they can consume or manage.
Gloves are off - When the gloves are off, people start to argue or fight in a more serious way. ('The gloves come off' and 'take the gloves off' are also used. It comes from boxing, where fighters normally wear gloves so that they don't do too much damage to each other.)
Honours are even - If honours are even, then a competition has ended with neither side emerging as a winner.
Idle hands are the devil's handiwork - When someone is not busy, or being productive, trouble is bound to follow.
If you are given lemons make lemonade - Always try and make the best out of a bad situation. With some ingenuity you can make a bad situation useful.
Know where all the bodies are buried - Someone who by virtue of holding a position of trust with an organization for a long period of time has come to know many of the secrets that others in more powerful positions would rather be kept secret knows where the bodies are buried. An implication is that the person knowing these secrets will use that knowledge to secure something of value for him- or herself.
My dogs are barking - (USA) When someone says this, they mean that their feet are hurting.
My hands are full - If your hands are full, you have so much to do that you cannot take on any more work, responsibilities and so on.
My hands are tied - If your hands are tied, you are unable to act for some reason.
Not know you are born - This indicates that the person described is unaware of his or her good fortune or is unaware of how difficult day to day life was before he/she was born. Typical usage: 'Kids today don't know they are born'.
Old friends and old wine are best - This idiom means that the things and people that we know well are better than the unfamiliar.
No special manipulations are necessary, as the ligaments are extensively torn, and the bones are, as a rule, readily replaced.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
There are a number of birds which are valuable friends to all the people because they are scavengers.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
What are the circumstances and what are the processes by which cultural traits are independently created?
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The fruits are large, round, and dull red; the pulps are not juicy, and are somewhat bitter.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The two equivalent Propositions, "No x are y" and "No y are x", are said to be 'Converse' to each other.
"Symbolic Logic" by Lewis Carroll
In this village are a good many shops, but they are not the sort we are accustomed to.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
The engraved autograph is no longer considered in good taste, neither are written cards as elegant as those that are engraved.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
They are eager to know who we are, naturally, what we are going to do, and so forth.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
The largest are esteemed the best, as also are the white and the grey: the pied and dark coloured are not so good.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Most of the species are edible, but many are of such small size that they are easily overlooked.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
"Their coming has been
When flowers are gay;
On islet and bay
Their footprints are seen.
"Cree Fairies" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Hearts are joyous, cheerful,
Faces all are gay;
None are sad and tearful
On bright Christmas day.
"A Christmas Chant" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Little eyes are laughing
O'er their Christmas toys,
Older ones are quaffing
Cups of Christmas joys.
"A Christmas Chant" by Abram Joseph Ryan
He who has no hands
Perforce must use his tongue;
Foxes are so cunning
Because they are not strong.
"Quatrains" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
In a life where the clocks
Are slow or fast,
It is a pleasant thing
To die together
As we are dying.
"The Clock Of Death" by Edward Powys Mathers
You are the light eternal—
Like a torch I shall die.
You are the surge of deep music,
I but a cry!
"I Am The Wind" by Zoe Akins
Cubans may not know what this is like because, if you are Caucasian, many Americans cannot understand that you are Hispanic, even if you are speaking Spanish.
If the specimens are made and standard cured , as stipulated herein, the resulting strength test data when the specimens are tested are able to be used for the following purposes.
The last thing you want are boxes that are too big for your shelves or shelves that are too big for your space.
Not all business executives are waiting for a resolution over the budget stalemate: Some smaller US company chiefs are spending more on new machinery and staffing up because their customers are demanding it.
Chestnuts are roasting, stockings are hung, and sleighbells are jingling – not to mention ring-ting-tingling, too.
The 17 countries that use the euro currency are the largest economy in the world, but several are in trouble with debts they can't pay and banks that are failing due to reckless lending.
There are two new ways doctors are trying to detect autism earlier, so more can be done while children are still very young.
Biotypes of certain weeds that are genetically different than others that may look the same and are tolerant to glyphosate are now appearing.
Schultz said people are aiming for a balance between stocks and bonds, making sure their assets are spread over many different sectors with a diversified portfolio and assessing how much risk they are willing to take.
The Huskies are 2-2 and are coming off a 25-19 win at previously unbeaten Wayne State while Minnesota- Duluth is ranked #2 in the latest Division II poll and are 4-0.
In a day and age when video games and electronics are the gift of choice, there are those out there who are looking for the right mix of entertainment and education .
"We are very careful about where we invest and will go where the users are but they are not on Windows Phone or Windows 8," Clay Bavor, Google 's product management director for Google Apps, told V3.
Almost three-quarters of Greenway 's students are eligible for free and reduced lunch, over half are students of color and more than a third are English language learners.
Because the incidents are being investigated, Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are revealing few details but they come at a time when grizzly-hunter encounters are most frequent.
Families are gathering for Thanksgiving dinner, shoppers are gearing up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and the Giants are struggling in November.
By Lemma 2 standard linkings are standard equivalent iff they are atomic equivalent, and by Lemma 4 they are atomic equivalent iff they are lax equivalent.
Simple free star-autonomous categories and full coherence
If there are none, then the leaves that are most likely to be pivotal are children of the level h − 1 vertices that are most likely to be pivotal, so any optimal (t + 1)th step also satisﬁes the desired condition.
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
The results from RQQE are inconclusive; they are not uniformly distributed as the TBRE wavefunctions are, but they are “more random” than DTBRE.
Collective behavior in random interaction
Now many quasi-2D A2B materials, including non-ET based compounds, are recognized to show CO.25 Their crystal structures are composed of alternating layers of A molecules and B units, and quasi-2D electronic states are realized; tij along the interlayer direction are small due to the insulating B layers.
Theoretical Aspects of Charge Ordering in Molecular Conductors
The data are corrected for extinction, derived from the Hα/Hβ ratio. A standard extinction curve with RV = 3.1 is assumed. B-band value are also given: these are from the long-slit spectroscopy of Walsh et al. (1997) and are of lower accuracy.
The Planetary Nebula population of the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy