a man can't live by bread alone
Не хлебом единым жив человек.
A man cannot live by bread alone, so he needs to work to earn money.
Не хлебом единым жив человек, поэтому ему нужно работать, чтоб зарабатывать деньги.
alive and kicking
Very active; vigorous; full of energy.
Grandpa was taken to the hospital with pneumonia, but he was discharged yesterday and is alive and kicking.
Crowded with; filled with.
The lake was alive with fish.
The stores were alive with people the Saturday before Christmas.
bury the hatchet
hold out an olive branch
To settle a quarrel or end a war; make peace.
The two men had been enemies a long time, but after the flood they buried the hatchet.
cat has nine lives
A cat can move so fast and jump so well that he seems to escape being killed many times.
We thought our cat would be killed when he fell from the roof of the house. He was not, but he used up one of his nine lives.
Easily scared; cowardly.
Легко пугающийся, трусливый, малодушный.
Joe sure is a chicken-livered guy.
The boy called his friend chicken-livered which made the friend very angry.
Мальчик назвал своего друга трусливым, из-за чего его друг очень разозлился.
come to life
To become alert or attentive; wake up and look alive; become active.
When Mr. Simmons mentioned money, the boys came alive.
Bob pushed the starter button, and the engine came alive with a roar.
To look real; take on a bright, natural look.
Under skillful lighting, the scene came alive.
The President came alive in the picture as the artist worked.
deliver the goods
To carry things and give them to the person who wants them.
Lee delivered the goods to the right house.
To succeed in doing well what is expected.
The new pitcher delivered the goods by striking out 20 men in his first game.
This personal computer surely delivers the goods.