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English Proverbs : Proverb to Meaning V


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1.

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

  Talk of the devil and the devil appears.

  There is no rose without a thorn.

  There is no smoke without fire.

  You cannot have your cake and eat it.

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2.

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

  To err is human.

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

  Every ass likes to hear himself bray.

  Beauty is but skin deep.

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3.

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

  Two heads are better than one.

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

  Waste not, want not.

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

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4.

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

  Talk of the devil and the devil appears.

  Two heads are better than one.

  Time and tide wait for no man.

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

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5.

Think of your own mistakes before blaming others.

  A watched pot never boils.

  What's done cannot be undone.

  There is no rose without a thorn.

  Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

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6.

It is natural for all of us to make mistakes.

  To err is human.

  Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

  Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

  You cannot have your cake and eat it.

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7.

What is appropriate for one is appropriate for another.

  Well begun is half done.

  Wake not a sleeping lion.

  Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

  What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.

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