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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.

  You do me a favor and I will reciprocate.

  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.

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

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2.

What's done cannot be undone.

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

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

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

  Experiencing different things makes living interesting and prevents boredom.

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3.

A watched pot never boils.

  Foolish people talk a lot.

  Rumours are not baseless but have some truth in them.

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

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

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4.

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

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

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

  The memory of something pleasant provides everlasting pleasure.

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

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5.

When one door shuts another opens.

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

  Failure should not discourage us, for some other opportunity always exists.

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

  Foolish people talk a lot.

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6.

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

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

  Think of your own mistakes before blaming others.

  Rumours are not baseless but have some truth in them.

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

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7.

You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.

  You do me a favor and I will reciprocate.

  One must not miss opportunities by delaying action.

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

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

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