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1. I orava koka zrno nae.

Beat around the bush - avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue.
2. Skoiti sam sebi u stomak.
Bite off more than you can chew - to take on a task that is way to big.
3. Ne sudi knjigu po koricama.
Can't judge a book by its cover - cannot judge something primarily on appearance.
4. K`o magarac izmedju dva plasta sijena.
Caught between two stools - when someone finds it difficult to choose between two
5. Znatielja je ubila maku.
Curiosity killed the cat - being Inquisitive can lead you into an unpleasant situation.
6. Ne tri pred rudu.
Don't count your chickens before the eggs have hatched - this idiom is used to express
"Don't make plans for something that might not happen".
7. Ne stavljaj sva jaja u istu koaru.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket - do not put all your resources in one possibility.
8. Cilj opravdava sredstvo.
Drastic times call for drastic measures - when you are extremely desperate you need to
take drastic actions.
9. U svakom zlu ima neko neko dobro.
Every cloud has a silver lining - be optimistic, even difficult times will lead to better
10. Za ples je potrebno dvoje.
It takes two to tango - actions or communications need more than one person.
11. Ubiti dvije muhe jednim udarcem.
Kill two birds with one stone - this idiom means, to accomplish two different things at
the same time.
12. Slika govori vie od hiljadu rijei.
Picture paints a thousand words - a visual presentation is far more descriptive than
13. Prosto ko pasulj.
Piece of cake - a job, task or other activity that is easy or simple.
14. Mi o vuku a vuk na vrata.
Speak of the devil! - this expression is used when the person you have just been
talking about arrives.
15. Ko drugom jamu kopa sam u nju upada.
Taste of your own medicine - means that something happens to you, or is done to you,
that you have done to someone else.
16. Prvo ispeci pa reci.
Say well or be still - if you cannot speak good of someone or something, then it is
better not to speak.
17. Ruka ruku mije.
Scratch my back and I`ll scratck yours - I will help you if you will help me. If you do
me a favour I'll do one for you in return.
18. utnja je zlata vrijedna.
Silence is golden - this saying emphasizes the value of saying nothing.

19. Mirna voda brijege valja.

Still waters run deep - some rivers have rough surfaces with waves. That's usually
because the water is shallow and there are rocks near the surface. But deep rivers have
no rocks near the surface and the water is smooth and still. "Still waters run deep"
means that people who are calm and tranquil on the outside, often have a strong,
"deep" personality.
20. eljezo se kuje dok je vrue.
Strike while the iron is hot - seize the opportunity! When we have the chance to do
something, we should do it immediately. Otherwise it will be too late.
21.Vodite ljubav, a ne rat.
Make love not war - sex between people is better than fighting between countries. 2)
Peace is better than war.
22. Nije sve u novcu/Nije srea para puna vrea.
Money isn`t everything - there are other important things in this world, not just money.
23. Bolje vrabac u ruci nego golub na grani.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush - It's better to have one of something for
certain than to run after two of the same thing and not be sure of getting them.
24. Nije zlato sve to sija.
All that glitters is not gold - the attractive exterior of something is not a good indicator
of its real nature. It may look valuable, but not be valuable.
25. Najbolje stvari u ivotu su besplatne.
The best things in life are free - we don't have to pay for the things that are really
valuable, like love, friendship and good health.