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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 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 2: Bury the hatchet.
Stop holding a grudge and be friends again.
You should never leave an axe outside.
It is safer to keep the hatchet in the basement.

Q 3: The early bird gets the worm.
Worms are for birds and not for fish.
You can get ahead of others if you get going before they do.
Not all birds like worms.

Q 4: Beauty is only skin deep.
You cannot judge a person by how he or she looks.
Skin color determines one's beauty.
Deep cleaning the skin helps improve beauty.

Q 5: Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
It is better to be a vegetarian.
You may be disappointed if you count on having something before it is really yours.
Be careful when you are counting chicken.

Q 6: Make hay while the sun shines.
You should play when it is sunny outside.
You should achieve as much as you can when things are going well for you.
You should plant seeds during day time.

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