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Saying of the Day

A saying is a short, clever expression that usually contains advice or expresses some obvious truth. Many traditional sayings are still in general use today.

You can improve your understanding of English by reading a new Saying every day at:

EnglishClub Saying of the Day

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Joe | Friday, July 9th, 2010 | Filed under Vocabulary

6 Responses to “Saying of the Day”

  1. Skoon says:

    Thank you. I’m following these “saying, slang, idiom, and pharsal verb” of the day. and I used to write them down in my notebook. They are really useful. Thank you.
    Skoon…

  2. M.Adaway says:

    Saying is a good thing in all languages I think every saying in English has the same meaning in the other languages.Thank you Joe I like it so much.

  3. Ameur says:

    Saying is originated from the lives of people .. from past experiences … and serve as a guide and directory for next generations.
    Thanks Sir Joesf for your help to find new words and at the same time, the correct way of life..
    Please allow me to put this saying here its my favorite”Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”.by,
    Aristole quotes.

  4. Oscar Kuo says:

    Hello My best wishes for your interesting portal.Please join me your forums, penpals, chat and club. If possible create a login and password for me. Thanks a lot your att. I am friendly, humble, no malice, cheerful. Welcome to Peru Best wishes from Chimbote city.

  5. grace says:

    Hi, I really enjoy this portal. I learn more than I though. Happy Holidays from La Paz,Mexico

  6. Vega says:

    Some interesting phrases where “saying” has been used:

    1. it goes without saying

    *Of course, it goes without saying that you’ll be paid for the extra hours you work.

    2. there is no saying

    *She’s very unpredictable so there’s no saying how she’ll react to the news.

    *They won’t come now… but there is no saying. (Fr. Marryat, ‘The Children of the New Forest’, ch. XX)

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