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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.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

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

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

  Once a decision has been made, it cannot be reversed.

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2.

Cut your coat according to your cloth.

  Once a decision has been made, it cannot be reversed.

  It is what we do that matters and not just what we say.

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

  Live within your means.

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3.

The darkest hour is that before the dawn.

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

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

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

  The character of a child shows the kind of man he will grow up to be.

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4.

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

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

  What pleases the sight varies from one person to another.

  Family ties are stronger than other relationships.

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

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5.

Birds of a feather flock together.

  Information about unpleasant happenings spreads quickly.

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

  Our affection increases when we are parted from our loved ones.

  People with similar interests and tastes tend to group.

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6.

Blood is thicker than water.

  Steady progress is better in the long run than inconsistent speed.

  Family ties are stronger than other relationships.

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

  Treat others as you would expect them to treat you.

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7.

The best fish swim near the bottom.

  Our affection increases when we are parted from our loved ones.

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

  The character of a child shows the kind of man he will grow up to be.

  The finest things are hard to get.

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