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Idio. Exp. (H2E)

Level 3 and 4 idioms (hiragana to interpretation)

ねこにこばん Wasting something on someone who will not appreciate it
でるくいはうたれる Don't stand out or make waves.
さるもきはらおちる Anyone can make a mistake.
いしばしをたたいてわたる Look before leaping.
いしのうえにもさんねん Practice and perseverance pay off in the end.
いっしょうけんめい To the best of one's ability.
あめふってじかたまる After the storm comes the calm, adversity builds character, out of tough times come the good
じゅうにんといろ Everyone is different. Everyone has their own tastes.
わようせっちゅう To combine Japanese and Western styles
いわぬがはな Silence is golden. Some things are better left unsaid.
なきっつらにはち When it rains it pours. Bad things come in threes.
のこりものにはふくがある All things come to those who wait.
ちりもつもればやまとなる Lots of small efforts lead to great things.
ごうにいってはごうにしたがえ When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
いしんでんしん To read the other's mind, to know instinctively
Two phrases: しちてんはっき . ななころびやおき Never quit. Never say die.
うおうさおう Running around in confusion like a chicken with it's head cut off.
あさめしまえ Piece of cake!
.いのなかのかわずたいかいをしらず. - To know nothing of the outside world -
.さんいんよればもんじゅのちえ. - Two heads (three?) are better than one. -
.じしんまなん. - full of confidence -
.ちゅうとはんぱ. - to leave things half-finished -
.みっかほうず. - someone who doesn't stick to anything for long/ gives up easily -
.たんしんふにん. - refers to a business person who is transferred to a new assignment, but leaves the family behind (usually for children's education) -
.うでをみがく. - to hone one's skills -
.じゃくにくきょうじょく. - survival of the fittest, only the strong survive -
.だいこんやくしゃ. - a bad or "ham" actor -
Created by: frvanila