Here are ten  interesting proverbs in English with translation in Serbian:


 1.      Time stays not the fool’s pleasure. – Trla baba lan da joj prođe dan.

     2.      What greater crime than loss of time. – Trla baba lan da joj prođe dan.

3.      The wish is father to the thought. – Što je babi milo, to joj se i snilo.

4.      Too many cooks spoil the broth. – Sto babica, kilava deca.

5.      Without fear or favour. – Ni po babi ni po stričevima.

6.      We don’t kill a pig every day. – Kad je bal, nek je maskenbal.

7.      Christmas comes but once a year. – Nije svaki dan Badnji dan.

8.      There are two ends to a stick. – Batina ima dva kraja.

9.      Spare the rod and spoil the child. – Batina je iz raja izašla.

10.  It’s no use crying over the spilled milk. – Bilo pa prošlo.




Table of English Tenses

Simple Present A: He speaks.
N: He does not speak.
Q: Does he speak?
always, every …, never, normally, often, seldom, sometimes, usually
Present Continuous A: He is speaking.
N: He is not speaking.
Q: Is he speaking?
at the moment, just, just now, Listen!, Look!, now, right now
Simple Past A: He spoke.
N: He did not speak.
Q: Did he speak?
yesterday, 2 minutes ago, in 1990, the other day, last Friday
Past Continuous A: He was speaking.
N: He was not speaking.
Q: Was he speaking?
when, while, as long as
Present Perfect Simple A: He has spoken.
N: He has not spoken.
Q: Has he spoken?
already, ever, just, never, not yet, so far, till now, up to now
Present Perfect Continuous A: He has been speaking.
N: He has not been speaking.
Q: Has he been speaking?
all day, for 4 years, since 1993, how long?, the whole week
Past Perfect Simple A: He had spoken.
N: He had not spoken.
Q: Had he spoken?
already, just, never, not yet, once, until that day

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