One swallow does not make a summer


One swallow does not make a summer
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  • one swallow does not make a summer — This means that one good or positive event does not mean that everything is all right …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • one swallow does not make a summer — ► one swallow does not make a summer proverb a single fortunate event doesn t mean that what follows will also be good. Main Entry: ↑swallow …   English terms dictionary

  • one swallow does not make a summer — Cf. Gr. μία χελιδὼν ἔαρ οὐ ποιεῖ, one swallow does not make a spring; ERASMUS Adages I. vii. una hirundo non facit ver. 1539 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages 25 It is not one swalowe that bryngeth in somer. It is not one good qualitie that maketh… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • one swallow does not make a summer —    This means that one good or positive event does not mean that everything is all right.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • one swallow does not make a summer — proverb a single fortunate event does not mean that what follows will also be good …   Useful english dictionary

  • swallow — Ⅰ. swallow [1] ► VERB 1) cause or allow (food, drink, etc.) to pass down the throat. 2) use the throat muscles as if doing this, especially through fear or nervousness. 3) (often swallow up) take in and cause to disappear; engulf. 4) believe (an… …   English terms dictionary

  • one — see when one door shuts, another opens one for sorrow, two for mirth; three for a wedding, four for a birth one for the mouse, one for the crow, one to rot, one to grow one nail drives out another one size does not fit all …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • swallow — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. cause or allow (food etc.) to pass down the throat. 2 intr. perform the muscular movement of the oesophagus required to do this. 3 tr. a accept meekly; put up with (an affront etc.). b accept credulously (an unlikely assertion …   Useful english dictionary

  • swallow — noun see one swallow does not make a summer the robin and the wren are God’s cock and hen; the martin and the swallow are God’s mate and marrow verb see it is idle to swallow the cow and choke on the tail …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • summer — see the rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter one swallow does not make a summer …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • One Life to Live miscellaneous characters — The following are minor or recurring characters from the American soap opera One Life to Live. Contents 1 Kimberly Andrews 2 Nigel Bartholomew Smythe …   Wikipedia