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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning IV


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1.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

  A thing can be assessed only after practically experiencing it.

  A person who does not settle in one place or frequently changes jobs will not be successful.

  One can gain proficiency only by repeatedly doing a thing.

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2.

No news is good news.

  The most fragile point determines the quality of a structure.

  If there is no information then one can assume all is fine.

  An unpleasant experience is not forgotten and teaches caution.

  At times, there is more value to holding one's tongue than using it.

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3.

Practice makes perfect.

  If there is no information then one can assume all is fine.

  The written word has more power to cause change than physical force.

  One can gain proficiency only by repeatedly doing a thing.

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

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4.

Nothing succeeds like success.

  Once prosperity is achieved, then it helps achieve more.

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

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

  A person can appear attractive in good clothes.

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5.

One must draw the line somewhere.

  Savings in small amounts will eventually lead to a large total.

  It is preferable to take precautions against a bad occurrence than to repair the damage after it has happened.

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

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

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6.

Poverty is no sin.

  At times, there is more value to holding one's tongue than using it.

  It is not a crime to be poor.

  A person can appear attractive in good clothes.

  Mind your own business and be self-reliant.

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7.

Out of sight out of mind.

  Along with brilliance goes a lot of hard work.

  What works positively for one person may be harmful to another.

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

  Anybody or anything no longer seen is soon forgotten.

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