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Proverbs containing the word Best

Make the best of a bad job

Here 'job' does not refer to working, but to a state of affairs. To make the best of a bad job is to accept one's present position with the... Read more →

Make the best of a bad bargain

Here 'bargain' does not refer to something bought cheaply, but to an agreement made between two parties. When one party realizes too late that... Read more →

An old poacher makes the best gamekeeper

A poacher illegally kills and steals animals on someone else's land, and a gamekeeper's job is to stop this from happening. He knows all the... Read more →

Second thoughts are best

To have  second thoughts is to reconsider a matter, and we usually find that our second decision is wiser than the first. I was just sitting... Read more →