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

Q 2: The early bird gets the worm.
Not all birds like worms.
You can get ahead of others if you get going before they do.
Worms are for birds and not for fish.

Q 3: 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 4: Bury the hatchet.
It is safer to keep the hatchet in the basement.
You should never leave an axe outside.
Stop holding a grudge and be friends again.

Q 5: Break the ice.
Ice is hard to break.
You should always use crushed ice for your soda.
Doing something to make people more comfortable.

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

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