Rome

fiddle while Rome burns

Meaning: to perform an inconsequential task or act irresponsibly in the midst of a disastrous event.

Example: Vacuuming the carpet while her co-worker was in with the boss, trying to steal her job, felt like fiddling while Rome burned. Read on

all roads lead to Rome

Meaning: all the routes are directed towards the center

Example: Take any route of your choice because all roads lead to Rome. Read on

when in Rome, do as the Romans

Meaning: to copy popular culture in order to blend in

Example: My mother always told us that when in Rome, do as the Romans. That is how today we are able to get along with any kind of people. Read on

rome was not built in one day

Meaning: admirable results always take time

Example: The Oswal's have really worked hard in building their empire. Rome was after all not built in one day. Read on

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alter ego

alter ego Meaning: another aspect of oneself, a very close friend or constant companion, a trusted adviser. Example: Jack was the alter ego of Rose in the Titanic … Read on

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