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

Q 2: 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 3: Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
You need a special carton to carry eggs.
You should not depend on just one thing and ignore other possibilities.
The basket is too small for all the eggs.

Q 4: Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
You may be disappointed if you count on having something before it is really yours.
It is better to be a vegetarian.
Be careful when you are counting chicken.

Q 5: Once in a blue moon
being sad
something that happens only once in a while
Once upon a time, the moon was blue.

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

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