Absolute monarchies are those in which all power is given to or, as is more often the case, taken by, the monarch. Examples of absolute power... Read more →
Proverbs with the word Bad
With the time, the money and the effort that a case at court of law requires, it is better to make a compromise with the one you are involved in... Read more →
If you start a thing badly it takes a long time to finish it, because the bad start seriously affects the later work. But if you make a good... Read more →
Whichever side starts the fight, the weaker side will get the worst of it.
Praise is encouragement, so to praise a good man is to encourage him in rectitude, and to praise a bad man is to encourage him in wickedness.
There is always something to be thankful for. 'The house was burnt to the ground, but things might have been worse, for I managed to save the... Read more →
The more modern version of this proverb is Bad news travels fast. Bad news nearly always reaches us more quickly than good news. News about... Read more →
The phrase 'a bad name' means 'a bad reputation'. However untrue the charges may be, they may ruin a man's reputation and so 'hang him' - that... Read more →
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 →
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 →