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Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

Time and tide wait for no man.

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

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

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

  One must not miss opportunities by delaying action.

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2.

Beauty is but skin deep.

  Rumours are not baseless but have some truth in them.

  You do me a favor and I will reciprocate.

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

  People take advantage when the person in charge is absent.

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3.

Where ignorance is bliss it is folly to be wise.

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

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

  It is natural for all of us to make mistakes.

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

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4.

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

  With greatness and power comes a lot of responsibility.

  What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

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5.

Touch pitch and be defiled.

  Think of your own mistakes before blaming others.

  It is natural for all of us to make mistakes.

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

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

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6.

Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it.

  What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

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

  There is too little of what we want and too much of what we don't want.

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

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7.

Two heads are better than one.

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

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

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

  The memory of something pleasant provides everlasting pleasure.

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