in hot haste
my spirit is willing, but my flesh is weak
try to stem the tide
Do in Rome as the Romans do.
to be sixes and sevens
smooth and able to win favour on all sides
It only happens once in a blue moon.
blow your own trumpet
He who cannot play the fool is not a wise man.
needle in a haystack
at the end of one's resources
Among the blind the one-eyed is king./When the cat's away, the mice will pay.
A stitch in time saves nine.
Better late than never./ It's never too late to mend.
Speak with one's tongue in his cheek
Take the bull by the horns.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
a pain in the neck
Once bitten, twice shy.
A word spoken is past recalling.
to fall in love at first sight
Kill two birds with one stone.
Time is money.
The error committed on impulse may turn out to be the sorrow of a whole life.
What millions died that Caesar might be great.
Plan your year in spring and your day at dawn.
You cannot please everyone.
Never make two bites of a cherry.
to have a hair-breadth escape
a drop in the bucket
Life is but a dream.
Death comes to all men.
Appearances are often deceptive./ Never judge a book by its cover.
a sea of faces：How many people are there in the stadium? Believe it or not, a sea of faces.
echo others' words
a wolf in sheep's clothing
Opinion rules the world
Every dog has its day.
leave nothing to be desired
win something in the bag.