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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning V


Given the PROVERB, identify the MEANING

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1.

Well begun is half done.

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

  One must adapt to one's surroundings.

  Experiencing different things makes living interesting and prevents boredom.

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

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2.

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

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

  One must adapt to one's surroundings.

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

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

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3.

The wish is father to the thought.

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

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

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

  It is a desire that gives birth to a belief.

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4.

You cannot have your cake and eat it.

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

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

  You cannot help an unwilling person beyond a certain point.

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

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5.

You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.

  Without risks, there are no rewards.

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

  You do me a favor and I will reciprocate.

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

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6.

Beauty is but skin deep.

  Do not judge solely by looks because appearances are deceptive.

  People take advantage when the person in charge is absent.

  What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

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

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7.

Variety is the spice of life.

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

  The memory of something pleasant provides everlasting pleasure.

  Foolish people talk a lot.

  Experiencing different things makes living interesting and prevents boredom.

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