(Proverbs) English Essentials for Aptitude Test | Proverbs

English Essentials for Aptitude Test | Proverbs

Here are some important basic concepts of english that should be remember for the examination. Proverbs are the very important part in english language. Below are some examples of Proverbs.

  • A bad beginnings makes a bed ending.
  • A bad excuse is better than none at all.
  • A bad husband cannot be a good man.
  • A beggar can never be bankrupt.
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
  • A burnt child dreads fire.
  • A cat may look at a king.
  • A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.
  • A cheerful wife is the joy of life.
  • A clear conscience is a coat of mail.
  • A drowning man will catch at a straw.
  • A drunkard’s purse is a bottle.
  • A fault confessed is half redressed.
  • A fool and his money are soon parted.
  • A fool may give a wise man counsel.
  • A fool may make money, but it takes a wise man to spend it.
  • A friend in need a friend indeed.
  • A friend is easier lost than found.
  • A friend’s frown is better than a fool’s smile.
  • A full purse makes the mouth to speak
  • A good dog deserves A good bone.
  • A good husband makes a good wife.
  • A good man is better than riches.
  • A good name is sooner lost than won.
  • A great talker is a great liar.
  • A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
  • A wise man changes his mind sometimes, a fool never.
  • A wonder lasts nine days.
  • A word to the wise is enough.
  • Absence makes the heart grow founder.
  • Action speaks louder than words.
  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.
  • After a storm comes a calm.
  • All covet, all lose.
  • All that glitters is not gold.
  • All work and not play makes Jack a dull boy.
  • All play and no work makes Jack a mere toy.
  • A rolling stone gather no moss.
  • A rose between two thorns.
  • A short cut is often a wrong cut.
  • A switch in time saves nine.
  • A thing begun is half done.
  • All’s fair in love and war.
  • All’s fish that comes to his net.
  • All’s well that ends well.
  • Among the blind the one –eyed man is king
  • A miss is as good as a mile.
  • A penny for your thoughts.
  • A pound of the care won’t pay an ounce of debt.
  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
  • A man is as old as he feels.
  • A man’s house is his castle.
  • An army marches on its stomach.
  • An empty bag will not stand upright
  • A hungry man is an angry man.
  • An idle brain is the devil’s workshop.
  • A man in debt is caught in a net.
  • A heavy purse makes a light heart.
  • An old bird is not to be caught with chaff