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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning I


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

All that glitters is not gold.

  People with similar interests and tastes tend to group.

  It is not good to only toil and have no recreation.

  Everything that is attractive on the outside may not be really valuable inside.

  What pleases the sight varies from one person to another.

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2.

First come, first served.

  A mistake can be a great teacher.

  When things seem at their worst, they may just begin to improve.

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

  Live within your means.

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3.

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.

  When things seem at their worst, they may just begin to improve.

  It is preferable to be cautious than be rash and get into trouble.

  One should not make a big fuss about a trivial matter.

  It is preferable to do a job even if it is delayed than not do it at all.

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4.

Barking dogs seldom bite.

  One should not assume success prior to actually achieving it.

  What pleases the sight varies from one person to another.

  Everything that is attractive on the outside may not be really valuable inside.

  People who talk a lot or threaten may not be actually harmful.

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5.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

  What pleases the sight varies from one person to another.

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

  Since something better must follow an unpleasant event, be optimistic.

  Do not give a precious thing to someone who cannot value it.

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6.

After a storm comes a calm.

  The finest things are hard to get.

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

  Since something better must follow an unpleasant event, be optimistic.

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

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7.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

  It is better to accept the little we have than reject it hoping to get a lot later.

  Provide help first to one's family members and then to others.

  One's actions whether good or bad determine one's rewards or punishments.

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