来源：互联网 2011-05-19 23:32
a drop in the ocean：The police crackdown on speeding is just a drop in the ocean in solving Taiwan's traffic problems.
to die a natural death (to die in one's bed)
There is no contending against odds.
to cast pearls before swine
Misfortunes never come single.
to eat the bread ofidleness
to be free with other's money
Distant kinsmen mean less than close neighbors. / A near neighbor is better than a distant cousin.
You must reap what you have sown. / As you sow, so shall you reap.
natural death：生理死亡; 自然死亡
kinsman：男亲戚 【例句】The bride's kinsman gathered to make preparations for the wedding. 新娘的男亲属们聚集在一起为婚礼做准备。