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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning V


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

Waste not, want not.

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

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

  If one is careful with things especially money, one will not lack them when needed.

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

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2.

When in Rome do as the Romans do.

  It is chaotic for too many people to do the same job at the same time.

  One must adapt to one's surroundings.

  With greatness and power comes a lot of responsibility.

  Unalloyed happiness is impossible, because joy and sorrow go together.

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3.

What's done cannot be undone.

  People take advantage when the person in charge is absent.

  It is too late to change one's mind after performing an action.

  One must adapt to one's surroundings.

  Take care when you speak lest others hear what they should not.

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4.

When the cat is away the mice will play.

  People take advantage when the person in charge is absent.

  What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

  One must not miss opportunities by delaying action.

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5.

You can take a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.

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

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

  If one is determined, one will find a path to success.

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

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6.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

  If one is determined, one will find a path to success.

  It is chaotic for too many people to do the same job at the same time.

  If we are eagerly waiting for something, it seems to take forever to happen.

  Experiencing different things makes living interesting and prevents boredom.

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7.

Nothing venture, nothing gain.

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

  It is better to be unaware of something that will bring unhappiness.

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

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