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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning IV


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1.

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

  A person can appear attractive in good clothes.

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

  An unpleasant experience is not forgotten and teaches caution.

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

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2.

A rose with any other name would smell as sweet.

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

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

  What a thing is called is unimportant compared to what it really is.

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

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3.

Never say die.

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

  Along with brilliance goes a lot of hard work.

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

  One can gain proficiency only by repeatedly doing a thing.

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4.

Strike while the iron is hot.

  Once prosperity is achieved, then it helps achieve more.

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

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

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

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5.

Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.

  One is unlikely to achieve anything without trouble.

  An unpleasant experience is not forgotten and teaches caution.

  If an opportunity is missed, there will be plenty more.

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

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6.

There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.

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

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

  If an opportunity is missed, there will be plenty more.

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

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7.

Paddle your own canoe.

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

  Mind your own business and be self-reliant.

  A single piece of evidence is not enough to prove anything.

  Choose the most opportune time to act.

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