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There is no time like the present
Meaning: Do what you want to do now. Do not put off until tomorrow.
Example: There is no time like the present. You need to finish your project and you have the time to finish it now.
If it ain’t broke don’t fix it
Meaning: If something is already or still working, leave it as it is as it is still working.
Example: If it ain’t broke don’t fix it, the car still works so do not buy a new one.
There is no such thing as a free lunch
Meaning: Everything has a hidden cost.
Example: There is no such thing as a free lunch. He wants you to invest in his
Practice makes perfect
Meaning: Keep practising and you will become better at it.
Example: You will become a great tennis player. Practice makes perfect.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do
Meaning: When you are doing something new, act like others do in that situation.
Example: Try eating English food when in England. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Laughter is the spice of life, laugh on (also known as laughter is the best medicine)
Meaning: Laughing can help us get through a difficult time in our lives.
Example: Laughter is the spice of life, laugh on and we will help cheer you up.
Don’t judge a book by its cover
Meaning: Do not be quick to judge a person or a book – you might like the person more than you think you will/you may enjoy the book more than you expected.
Example: Don’t judge a book by its cover. The book is excellent and I recommend that you try reading it again.
Honesty is the best policy
Meaning: Telling the truth is always the better option.
Example: Honesty is the best policy. Tell your manager you made a mistake.