1.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog. 2.百闻不如一见 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 mista ke sound less serious and then to reduce it to n othing at all 12.大开眼界 open one's eyes; broaden one's hori zon; be an eye-opener 13.国泰民安 The country flourishes and people li ve 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 ma n 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 gentle
men is as pure as crystal; a hedge between kee ps 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, the re is hope. 29.马到成功 achieve immediate victory; win insta nt 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 accomplishe d without norms or standards. 33.每逢佳节倍思亲 On festive occasions more tha n ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.It
is on the festival occasions when one misses hi s 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 outwi ts itself 36.拿手好戏 masterpiece 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 c ome forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale 39.破釜沉舟 cut off all means of retreat；burn on e‘s own way of retreat and be determined to fig ht 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 c an'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 b e gained step by step 43.前事不忘后事之师 Past experience, if not forg otten, is a guide for the future. 44.前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the t rees in whose shade another generation rests.On e sows and another reaps. 45.前怕狼后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the ti ger behind hesitate in doing something 46.强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outs ide) finds it hard to control a snake in its old ha
unt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neg lect local bullies. 47.强强联手 win-win co-operation 48.瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good h arvest. 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, t here 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 eart h. 57.塞翁失马焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actua l blessing. 58.三十而立 A man should be independent at th e age of thirty.At thirty, a man should be able t o 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.