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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning II


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

  Success comes to those who have the courage to try.

  What is acquired without effort especially money is likely to be lost.

  True friends are those who help in difficult times.

  Heaven gives success to those who work hard toward their goal.

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2.

God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.

  Mothers who care for their children are creating the next generation of men.

  Heaven is more kind to the weak.

  It is best to confine shameful family matters to the home.

  Spread your risks widely and wisely.

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3.

Haste makes waste.

  Too much of a hurry leads to mistakes and loss of productivity.

  Wherever one may travel, the happiest place is one's abode.

  We must not hold against someone a thing of the past.

  Anyone can show off his courage in a familiar, safe environment.

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4.

Empty vessels make the most sound.

  Spread your risks widely and wisely.

  When people cannot get what they desire, they save face by pretending they never wanted it.

  Heaven gives success to those who work hard toward their goal.

  People who are stupid are very talkative.

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5.

A hedge between keeps friendship green.

  True friends are those who help in difficult times.

  What has happened once is likely to happen again.

  Giving enough space to each other help maintain a good relationship.

  One should not be arrogant.

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6.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

  We must not hold against someone a thing of the past.

  Much may come from a small beginning.

  There is hope even in difficult situations.

  Heaven gives success to those who work hard toward their goal.

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7.

A good name is sooner lost than won.

  What is acquired without effort especially money is likely to be lost.

  A reputation takes long to build, but can be quickly destroyed.

  Heaven gives success to those who work hard toward their goal.

  Heaven is more kind to the weak.

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