1).As sound as a bell 十分健康（不宜译为“像钟一样完美”）
2).As cunning as a dead pig 像狐狸一样狡猾（不宜译为“像死猪一样狡猾”）
3).As timid as a rabbit 胆小如鼠（不宜译为“胆小如兔”）
4).As close as an oyster 守口如瓶（不宜译为“像牡蛎一样的紧密”）
5).As close as a clam 一毛不拔（不宜译为“像蛤蚌一样紧密”）
6).To drink like a fish 牛饮（不宜译为“像鱼饮水”）
7).like a duck to water 如鱼得水（不宜译为“如鸭得水”）
1. The Children were as busy as bees,making Preparations for the festival.
2. The Chinese people stood up like a giant.
3. Use a book as a bee does a flower.
4. The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.
5. The muscles of his brawny arms are as strong as iron bands.(Longfellow)
6. Parks are to the city as lungs are to the body.
7. Our village is no less beautiful than this picture.
8. his woman made him fetch and carry just as if he was a geat Newfoundland dog.
9. His heart shivered as a ship shivers at the mountainous crash of the waters.
10. Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
11. Death may be as heavy as Taishan or as light as a feather.
12. An individual is to the revolutionar as a screw is to a machine.
13. Just as we sweep our rooms,so we should sweep backward ideas from our minds.正像打扫房屋一样，我们也要扫除我们头脑中落后的东西。
14. What salt is to food,that wit and humour are to conversation and literature.
15. What blood vessel is to a man's body,that railway is to transportation.
16. The first time I read an excellent book,it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend.
17. With the development of these new tools,it is as if man has suddenly become a millionaire of the mind.
18. You might as well expect a river to flow backward as hope to move me.
2、树起了宇宙事业的一块新的里程碑 此句是比喻，本体省略了，不详，喻体是里程碑。 比喻的修辞方法： 比喻句的结构一般由本体、喻体和比喻词构成。
（本体：景色；喻体：青绿山水画；比喻词：是。） 比喻句一般带有“像、好像、仿佛”等比喻词，但下列情况的句子不是比喻句： ① 同类相比。
例：老师就好像我的妈妈。 ② 表推测、揣度。
例：他好像摸透了我的心思。 ③ 表想像。
例：想到明天的军训，我仿佛一下子成了一名威武的战士。 ④ 表列举。
The city 1.It is big and very modern with a population of .2.It used to be a small town,where people made a living by fishing.3.It has developed very fast in the past years,more and more people come here to seek opportunities.4.There are many tourist attractions here,lots of people come here for holidays.5.People love this city,and they will make it a better place.。
1.爱屋及乌 Love me, love my dog. 2.百闻不如一见 Seeing is believing.3.比上不足比下有余 worse off than some, better off than many; to fall short of the best, but be better than the worst. 4.笨鸟先飞 A slow sparrow should make an early start. 5.不眠之夜 white night 6.不以物喜不以己悲 not pleased by external gains, not saddened by personnal losses 7.不遗余力 spare no effort; go all out; do one's best 8.不打不成交 No discord, no concord. 9.拆东墙补西墙 rob Peter to pay Paul 10.辞旧迎新 bid farewell to the old and usher in the new; ring out the old year and ring in the new 11.大事化小小事化了 try first to make their mistake sound less serious and then to reduce it to nothing at all 12.大开眼界 open one's eyes; broaden one's horizon; be an eye-opener 13.国泰民安 The country flourishes and people live in peace 14.过犹不及 going too far is as bad as not going far enough; beyond is as wrong as falling short; too much is as bad as too little 15.功夫不负有心人 Everything comes to him who waits. 16.好了伤疤忘了疼 once on shore, one prays no more 17.好事不出门恶事传千里 Good news never goes beyond the gate, while bad news spread far and wide. 18.和气生财 Harmony brings wealth. 19.活到老学到老 One is never too old to learn. 20.既往不咎 let bygones be bygones 21.金无足赤人无完人 Gold can't be pure and man can't be perfect. 22.金玉满堂 Treasures fill the home. 23.脚踏实地 be down-to-earth 24.脚踩两只船 sit on the fence 25.君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal; a hedge between keeps friendship green 26.老生常谈陈词滥调 cut and dried, cliché 27.礼尚往来 Courtesy calls for reciprocity. 28.留得青山在不怕没柴烧 Where there is life, there is hope. 29.马到成功 achieve immediate victory; win instant success 30.名利双收 gain in both fame and wealth 31.茅塞顿开 be suddenly enlightened 32.没有规矩不成方圆 Nothing can be accomplished without norms or standards. 33.每逢佳节倍思亲 On festive occasions more than ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.It is on the festival occasions when one misses his dear most. 34.谋事在人成事在天 The planning lies with man, the outcome with Heaven. Man proposes, God disposes. 35.弄巧成拙 be too smart by half; Cunning outwits itself 36.拿手好戏 masterpiece 37.赔了夫人又折兵 throw good money after bad 38.抛砖引玉 a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale 39.破釜沉舟 cut off all means of retreat;burn one's own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end40.抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities 41.巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can't make a fist. One can't make bricks without straw.42.千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step 43.前事不忘后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future. 44.前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps. 45.前怕狼后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind hesitate in doing something 46.强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outside) finds it hard to control a snake in its old haunt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local bullies. 47.强强联手 win-win co-operation 48.瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good harvest. 49.人之初性本善 Man's nature at birth is good. 50.人逢喜事精神爽 Joy puts heart into a man. 51.人海战术 huge-crowd strategy 52.世上无难事只要肯攀登 Where there is a will, there is a way. 53.世外桃源 a fictitious land of peace away from the turmoil of the world; 54.死而后已 until my heart stops beating 55.岁岁平安 Peace all year round. 56.上有天堂下有苏杭 Just as there is paradise in heaven, ther are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth 57.塞翁失马焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actual blessing. 58.三十而立 A man should be independent at the age of thirty.At thirty, a man should be able to think for himself. 59.升级换代 updating and upgrading (of products)60.四十不惑 Life begins at forty. 61.谁言寸草心报得三春晖 Such kindness of warm sun, can't be repaid by grass. 62.水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high. 63.时不我待Time and tide wait for no man. 64.杀鸡用牛刀break a butterfly on the wheel 65.实事求是seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts 66.说曹操，曹操到Talk of the devil and he comes. 67.实话实说speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is 68.实践是检验真理的唯一标准Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth. 69.山不在高，有仙则名'No matter how high the mountain is, its 。
例：Appropriate praise to a child is what the sun is to a flower。
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo。