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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning IV


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

The strength of the chain is in the weakest link.

  Early corrective action may prevent more trouble later.

  There is a definite limit beyond which one decides not to go.

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

  The most fragile point determines the quality of a structure.

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2.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

  There is a definite limit beyond which one decides not to go.

  A thing can be assessed only after practically experiencing it.

  One is unlikely to achieve anything without trouble.

  The most fragile point determines the quality of a structure.

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3.

Nothing succeeds like success.

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

  Once prosperity is achieved, then it helps achieve more.

  A person who knows the tricks of the trade is best equipped to do the job.

  Just a single bad person can have a negative influence on all others.

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4.

Respect is greater from a distance.

  A quiet person can have much knowledge or ability, and should not be underestimated.

  Mind your own business and be self-reliant.

  A person will be held in more esteem if he keeps aloof from others.

  Along with brilliance goes a lot of hard work.

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5.

Rome was not built in a day.

  Great tasks take time, hard work and perseverance.

  Just a single bad person can have a negative influence on all others.

  A thing can be assessed only after practically experiencing it.

  One can gain proficiency only by repeatedly doing a thing.

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6.

Practise what you preach.

  Once prosperity is achieved, then it helps achieve more.

  One must behave in the same way as one advises others to behave.

  There is a definite limit beyond which one decides not to go.

  Whatever our age and however much we know, we can still increase our knowledge.

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7.

Ninety per cent of inspiration is perspiration.

  Along with brilliance goes a lot of hard work.

  Always be hopeful in life, and do not give up.

  A person will be held in more esteem if he keeps aloof from others.

  Whatever our age and however much we know, we can still increase our knowledge.

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