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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning V


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

Two heads are better than one.

  There is strength and safety in numbers compared individuals acting alone.

  It is beneficial when persons reason jointly and make up for each other's deficiencies.

  With greatness and power comes a lot of responsibility.

  This is said in jest when a person we have been talking about meets us.

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2.

You cannot have your cake and eat it.

  You cannot have everything because a choice has to be made between alternatives.

  Pain or grief diminish or disappear with the passage of time.

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

  A good start to a task leads to its easy and successful completion.

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3.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

  Rumours are not baseless but have some truth in them.

  If one spends without thought, then one will be penniless.

  If you keep contact with bad people, you get spoiled.

  Experiencing different things makes living interesting and prevents boredom.

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4.

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

  One must not miss opportunities by delaying action.

  With greatness and power comes a lot of responsibility.

  Foolish people talk a lot.

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5.

United we stand, divided we fall.

  There is strength and safety in numbers compared individuals acting alone.

  If you keep contact with bad people, you get spoiled.

  What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

  We cannot assume anything is ours until we actually get it.

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6.

Nothing venture, nothing gain.

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

  Pain or grief diminish or disappear with the passage of time.

  We cannot assume anything is ours until we actually get it.

  One must not miss opportunities by delaying action.

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7.

Wake not a sleeping lion.

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

  You cannot have everything because a choice has to be made between alternatives.

  With greatness and power comes a lot of responsibility.

  It is wise not to disturb things at times lest you invite trouble.

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