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Sayings and Proverbs

Sayings and proverbs are phrases that have special meaning in a particular language and culture. If they are translated literally to another language, they may not have the same meaning.
Directions: Read each saying and pick out its correct meaning. As a homework, find and write ten more sayings or proverbs and their meanings.
Q 1: Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
Be careful when you are counting chicken.
You may be disappointed if you count on having something before it is really yours.
It is better to be a vegetarian.

Q 2: Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
You should not depend on just one thing and ignore other possibilities.
The basket is too small for all the eggs.
You need a special carton to carry eggs.

Q 3: Break the ice.
Doing something to make people more comfortable.
Ice is hard to break.
You should always use crushed ice for your soda.

Q 4: The early bird gets the worm.
You can get ahead of others if you get going before they do.
Worms are for birds and not for fish.
Not all birds like worms.

Q 5: Beauty is only skin deep.
Skin color determines one's beauty.
You cannot judge a person by how he or she looks.
Deep cleaning the skin helps improve beauty.

Q 6: Once in a blue moon
Once upon a time, the moon was blue.
something that happens only once in a while
being sad

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