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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning III


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1.

Look before you leap.

  We may plan to do something, but fate may decide otherwise.

  It is a waste of time to argue about something done and long-forgotten.

  There is no value lamenting that which cannot be undone.

  Avoid acting hastily without considering the consequences carefully.

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2.

It is no use crying over spilt milk.

  Knowledge must be gained gradually and not all at once.

  People with insufficient knowledge are easily misled.

  There can only be a single leader in any enterprise.

  There is no value lamenting that which cannot be undone.

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3.

It is good fishing in troubled waters.

  The desire to become rich quick gives rise to sinful behavior.

  It is always possible to improve one's conduct, no matter how long one has lead a morally bad life.

  Satisfy oneself before paying for a purchase and not complain after the transaction.

  It is easy to take advantage of others in their difficult times.

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4.

Hunger is the best sauce.

  When one has an appetite, even plain food tastes good.

  It is wise to not disturb some things and call for unnecessary trouble.

  We may plan to do something, but fate may decide otherwise.

  There is no value lamenting that which cannot be undone.

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5.

Learn to walk before you run.

  When one has an appetite, even plain food tastes good.

  Every calamity that occurs is of advantage to someone or the other.

  Knowledge must be gained gradually and not all at once.

  The need for something motivates us to create or get it.

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6.

If two men ride on a horse, one must ride behind.

  One cannot be gloomy all the time.

  Knowledge must be gained gradually and not all at once.

  There can only be a single leader in any enterprise.

  We may plan to do something, but fate may decide otherwise.

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7.

If wishes were horses beggars would ride.

  The greater our expertise, the more influential we are.

  Life would be very easy if goals could be achieved only by desiring.

  The need for something motivates us to create or get it.

  More the people doing a job, the less effort for each person and the less time to finish the job.

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