Syvum Home Page

Home > English Proverbs >

English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning III


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

Formats Info Page Worksheet / Test Paper Quiz Reverse Quiz Review
Multiple choice | Flash Cards | Match the Columns

Your Performance  

1.

The leopard cannot change its spots.

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

  A person's character, especially bad nature, will always remain the same.

  Satisfying one need only creates another need.

  There is no value lamenting that which cannot be undone.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

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

  There can only be a single leader in any enterprise.

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

  Satisfying one need only creates another need.

  A person's character, especially bad nature, will always remain the same.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

Little strokes fell great oaks.

  There is a lot of time to regret if you wed in a hurry.

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

  Whom you wed is not decided by you but a matter of chance.

  One can achieve big success by persevering with small steps.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

Hunger is the best sauce.

  The powerful decide what is correct.

  One can achieve big success by persevering with small steps.

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

  Do not expect too much of something received as a gift.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

It is no use crying over spilt milk.

  There is no value lamenting that which cannot be undone.

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

  Children have the looks and characteristics of their parents.

  There is a lot of time to regret if you wed in a hurry.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

It is good fishing in troubled waters.

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

  A person's character, especially bad nature, will always remain the same.

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

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

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

Like father, like son.

  There is a lot of time to regret if you wed in a hurry.

  One cannot be gloomy all the time.

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

  Children have the looks and characteristics of their parents.

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
14 more pages in Proverbs for Teens


Contact Info © 1999-2019 Syvum Technologies Inc. Privacy Policy Disclaimer and Copyright
Previous
-
Next
-