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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning IV

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

  Rome was not built in a day.

  One rotten apple spoils the rest.

  One man's meat is another man's poison.

  Nothing succeeds like success.

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Anybody or anything no longer seen is soon forgotten.

  Out of sight out of mind.

  The pen is mightier than the sword.

  The tailor makes the man.

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

  Half-n-half Clue


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

  One must draw the line somewhere.

  One is never too old to learn.

  Never say die.

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

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

  Prevention is better than cure.

  No news is good news.

  Ninety per cent of inspiration is perspiration.

  Practise what you preach.

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If someone has been kind to you, then you should return the kindness.

  A rose with any other name would smell as sweet.

  One good turn deserves another.

  Still waters run deep.

  A stitch in time saves nine.

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

  Respect is greater from a distance.

  Nothing succeeds like success.

  Set a thief to catch a thief.

  A rose with any other name would smell as sweet.

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

  A rolling stone gathers no moss.

  Out of sight out of mind.

  Practise what you preach.

  The strength of the chain is in the weakest link.

  Half-n-half Clue

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