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THE ENGLISH PROVERBS
« on: May 21, 2015, 04:18:14 PM »
LET US KNOW THE ENGLISH PROVERBS AND TRY TO USE THEM IN LIFE.

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Re: THE ENGLISH PROVERBS
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2015, 04:19:38 PM »

'A bad excuse is better than none'=Always give an excuse, even if it's a poor one.

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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2015, 04:20:36 PM »
A bad penny always turns up   =[An unwanted or disreputable person constantly comes back.]

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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2015, 04:21:16 PM »
A bad workman blames his tools.
   
=[ Blaming the tools for bad workmanship is an excuse for lack of skill.]

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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2015, 04:21:49 PM »
A barking dog seldom bites.   

=[Someone who constantly makes threats rarely carries them out.]

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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2015, 04:22:27 PM »
A bird in hand is worth two in a bush.   

=[It is better to keep what you have rather than to risk losing it by searching for something better]

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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2015, 04:23:05 PM »
A black plum is as sweet as a white.   

=[People should not be judged by their appearance.]

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« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2015, 04:23:43 PM »
A book holds a house of gold.   

=[There is a wealth of knowledge in books.]

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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2015, 04:24:27 PM »
A broken friendship may be soldered but will never be sound.   


=[Friendships can be rebuilt after a dispute but will never be as strong as before]

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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2015, 04:25:03 PM »
A burden of one's own choice is not felt.   

=[Something difficult seems easier when it is done voluntarily.]

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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2015, 04:25:41 PM »
A calm sea does not make a skilled sailor.   

=[A person shows their competence or ability when difficulties arise.]

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« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2015, 04:26:15 PM »
A cat has nine lives.   


=1) Cats can survive many accidents because they land on their feet without injury.
2) Nine lives = 3 years to play, 3 years to stray, 3 years to stay.

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« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2015, 04:27:00 PM »
A change is as good as a rest.

=   [A change in routine is often as refreshing as a break or a holiday.]

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« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2015, 04:27:27 PM »
A constant guest is never welcome.   


=[If you come to visit too often, your host will be less pleased to see you.]

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« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2015, 04:27:58 PM »
A danger foreseen is half avoided.

=[If you are prepared to face a problem or difficulty, it will be easier to deal with.]