European Sayings, Proverbs and Idiomatic Expressions
A totally non-commercial database for the exchange of all kinds of European sayings, proverbs and idioms. Enjoy and Contribute, if you like!
browse by page in alphabetical order:
 1  2  3  4
 5  6  7  8
 9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16
 17  18  19  20
 21  22  23  24
 25  26  27  28
 29  30  31  32
 33  34  35  36

Saying in original language: Gleich und gleich gesellt sich gerne.
English translation of the saying: Same and same like giving one another company.
Language: German
Meaning in English: It means that people like to be among their own kind. This rule probably applies to most of us, but the criteria that define similarity can differ. So it can be the same ethnic origin, can be the same attitude towards certain issues, wealth, etc.
add a saying that is
related in meaning

related in meaning:
"birds of a feather flock together"
Birds of a feather flock together
[further details]
"Lika bär leka bäst"
Similar berries play best
[further details]

search There are currently 363 European sayings in the database. You can search by language and/or by a key word.
  jacomac - net culture
Key word:
last contribution from: Tue, March 07th 2017 ¦ site maintained by Konrad Wulf ¦ home