all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
Too much hard work without time out for play or enjoyment is not good for anyone. A proverb.
Bill's mother told him to stop studying and to go out and play, because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
blood runs cold
blood turns to ice
make one's blood run cold
freeze one's blood
You are chilled or shivering from great fright or horror; you are terrified or horrified. Usually used with a possessive.
Быть очень сильно испуганным, ужаснуться; состояние когда "кровь застыла в жилах".
The horror movie made the children's blood run cold.
Mary's blood froze when she had to walk through the cemetery at night.
Oscar's blood turned to ice when he saw the shadow pass by outside the window.
The look in the prisoner's eyes made my blood run cold.
От взгляда в глаза заключенного у меня кровь в жилах застыла.
The thought of the damage such a bomb could do made my blood run cold.
У меня кровь стынет в жилах при мысли о том, какие разрушения могла бы вызвать эта бомба.
can't make an omelette without breaking (some) eggs
To achieve a certain goal one must sometimes incur damage, experience difficulties, or make sacrifices. A proverb.
"Лес рубят - щепки летят", что-бы достичь какой-нибудь цели иногда нужно чем-то жертвовать, преодолевать трудности.
When we drove across the country, we put a lot of mileage on our car and had a flat tire, but it was a pleasant trip. "Well, you can't make an omelette without breaking some eggs," my wife said with a smile.
You can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs. So if you want to change the work schedules, then you should be ready for the consequences of your actions.
Лес рубят щепки летят, так что если хочешь изменить расписание работы, то будь готов к последствиям своих действий.
make one's ears burn
To feel embarrassment or shame at hearing others talk about you.
Joan overheard the girls criticizing her and it made her ears burn.
Joe's ears burned when he heard his classmates praising him to each other.
engage in small talk
make small talk
To converse with a stranger or casual acquaintance about matters of no great importance in order to make the time go faster.
The patients in the doctor's waiting room engaged in small talk complaining about the hot weather.
I hate making small talk with people I don't know at parties.
make a fast buck
make a quick buck
Money earned quickly and easily, and sometimes dishonestly.
You can make a fast buck at the golf course by fishing balls out of the water trap.
He isn't interested in a career; he's just looking for a quick buck.
fine feathers do not make fine birds
A person who wears fine clothes may not be as good as he looks. A proverb.
Mary is pretty and she wears pretty clothes, but she is very mean. Fine feathers do not make fine birds.
make a fuss over
To quarrel about something or someone.
I want you kids to stop fussing about who gets the drumstick.
To he excessively concerned about someone or something; worry.
Let's not fuss over such an insignificant problem!
To show exaggerated care or preoccupation about a person or an animal.
Aunt Hermione is constantly fussing over her old lapdog.