Lesson 0042

Understanding Some Useful Proverbs 

  • ‘ Don’t judge the book by its cover ‘ 

MEANING : Don’t judge someone or something by appearance alone

Example Sentences: 

  1. That man may look very timid , but don’t judge a book by its cover – he’s a very powerful man in his circle.
  2. We can’t judge a book by its cover because some of the richest people shop in jeans and a T-shirt.


  • ‘ Easy come , easy go ‘

MEANING : When you make money or obtain something quickly, it’s very easy to lose it quickly as well

Example Sentences:

  1. Alex won a lot of money at the casino last night but he lost it on his way out. Oh well, easy come, easy go.
  2. In my opinion, love from internet dating websites is basically easy come , easy go.


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