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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning I


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

The best fish swim near the bottom.

  The finest things are hard to get.

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

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

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

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2.

Call a spade a spade.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

  Treat others as you would expect them to treat you.

  People with similar interests and tastes tend to group.

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3.

Cut your coat according to your cloth.

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

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

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

  Live within your means.

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4.

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

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

  There are often early indications of future happenings.

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

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

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5.

The best of friends must part.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

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

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

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6.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

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

  Live within your means.

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

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7.

Do as you would be done by.

  One must accept what is available in difficult circumstances.

  Treat others as you would expect them to treat you.

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

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

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