Term Definition
Don't cry over spilled milk It's used to point out to someone that has had a disappointment, that crying about it will not improve the situation so they should do something practical about it.
When the cat's away, the mice will play people will naturally take advantage of the absence of someone in authority to do as they like
When it rains, it pours When one bad thing happens, it seems like lots of bad things happen
You can't teach an old dog new tricks you cannot make people change their established patterns of opinion and behavior
An apple a day, keeps the doctor away if we eat an apple every day, it will help us to stay in good health: therefore, we would not have any need to go to the doctor.
The early bird catches the worm used to express the idea that initiative will be rewarded
The grass is always greener on the other side what other people have or do looks preferable to one's own life
Don't put all of your eggs in one basket warns against pinning all your hopes on one course of action
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink used to emphasize that you can make it easy for someone to do something, but you cannot force them to do it
All's well that ends well if the outcome of a situation is happy, this compensates for any previous difficulty or unpleasantness
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