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安物買いの銭失い
you get what you pay for; penny wise and pound foolish.
柳に風
handling things without making waves; taking in one's stride.
病は気から
sickness and health start with the mind.
闇夜に鉄砲
aimless attempt; shot in the dark.
有終の美
crowning glory (e.g. winning the last game of the season, creating a final spectacular art work).
指折り数える
to count on one's fingers.
横槍を入れる
to interrupt; to butt in.
呼び声が高い
being widely talked about as a prominent prospect (for).
弱みに付け込む
to take advantage of (someone's) weakness.
弱り目に祟り目
misfortunes never come singly.
泣いても笑っても
whether you like it or not; no matter what one may do; in any event; at all events.
長い目で見る
to look at the long term.
鳴かず飛ばず
living in obscurity; lying low; remaining unnoticed.
泣きっ面に蜂
misfortunes seldom come alone; it seldom rains but it pours.
なしのつぶて
not getting a reply.