26 March 2012A Friend In Need Is A Friend IndeedA true friend is a person who will help you whenyou really need help.When Bill helped me with geometry, I reallylearned the meaning of a friend in need is afriend indeed.A Hedge Between Keeps Friendship GreenYour friendship will flourish if you and your friendrespect each others privacy.Lynne and I are the best of friends, but we oftenlike to spend time apart. A hedge betweenkeeps friendship green.
27 March 2012Birds of A FeatherTo say that two people are birds of a feathermeans that they are very similar in many ways."Having come from the same background, the twoassociates were birds of a feather."Build BridgesIf a person builds bridges between opposinggroups, they help them to cooperate andunderstand each other better. "The mayor spent years trying to build bridgesbetween the different communities."
Fair-weather Friend 28 March 2012Someone who acts as a friend when times are good,and is not there when you are in trouble. Someonewho is only your friend when you are happy andsuccessful."I thought I could count on Bill, but Ive discoveredhes just a fair-weather friend."On The Same WavelengthTo say that two people are on the same wavelengthmeans that they understand each other well becausethey share the same interests and opinions."I get on very well with Alice. Were always on thesame wavelength.”
Get On Like A House On Fire 29 March 2012Two people who get on like a house on firehave similar interests and quickly becomegood friends."The two boys were in the same class andgot on like a house on fire."Strike Up A FriendshipTo become friends (with someone).I struck up a friendship with John whilewe were on a business trip together.
Fast Friends 30 March 2012Good, loyal friends.The two of them had been fast friendssince college.Have Friends In High PlacesTo know important people who can helpyou get what you want.He has plenty of friends in high placeswilling to support his career.
2 April 2012To Be As Thick As ThievesClose friends who are very loyal to each other."Chris always takes Toms side. Theyre as thickas thieves."Know Someone / Something Inside Out.Knowing someone/something very well.Sue and Anne have been friends since childhood.They know each other inside out."
A Family Man 3 April 2012A man who likes spending time with his wife andchildren.He was known as a devoted family man who wasclosely involved in community life.A Family That Prays Together Stays TogetherFamilies who practise religion will endurehardships together.Mother believed that the family that praystogether stays together and insisted that we allsay prayers every night.
All In The Family 4 April 2012Restricted to ones own family, as with private orembarrassing information.He did not tell anyone else about the problems inorder to keep it all in the family.Black Sheep of The FamilySomeone considered a bad person by the rest oftheir family.My cousin became the black sheep of thefamily after he dropped out of school.
9 April 2012Blood Is Thicker Than WaterFamily relationships are the most important.I always side with my brother because blood isthicker than water.Like One of The FamilyAs if someone (or a pet) were a member of onesfamily.We treat our maid like one of the family so weinclude her in family outings.
Run In The Family 10 April 2012A lot of people in a family has a certainquality.Athletic ability certainly runs in thefamily: his parents were both nationalrunners too.Empty Nest SyndromeThe sad feelings parents have when theirchildren grow up and leave home.She suffered from empty nest syndromeafter all her sons got married.