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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning III


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

Make hay while the sun shines.

  Satisfying one need only creates another need.

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

  Avoid acting hastily without considering the consequences carefully.

  Take advantage promptly of favorable opportunities.

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2.

The love of money is the root of all evil.

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

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

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

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

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3.

It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

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

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

  Satisfying one need only creates another need.

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

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4.

Like father, like son.

  There are many to share the joys in good times but none to share the sorrow in bad times.

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

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

  Children have the looks and characteristics of their parents.

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5.

Hunger is the best sauce.

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

  Avoid acting hastily without considering the consequences carefully.

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

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

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6.

It is good fishing in troubled waters.

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

  Take advantage promptly of favorable opportunities.

  By doing various jobs, one is not an expert in any single task.

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

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7.

Might is right.

  The powerful decide what is correct.

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

  Avoid acting hastily without considering the consequences carefully.

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

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