Think about the following proverbs and write what you think they mean:
1. A good friend is better than silver and gold.
2. I'll sleep on it.
3. Where there is a will there's a way.
4. A lot of talk does not cook the rice.
5. Why do you think people like to use proverbs in their speech?
| 1 || a good friend lasts longer than any silver or gold. |
| 2 || Let me think about it first. |
| 3 || This can be done if we put our thoughts together. |
| 4 || Talk is cheap action is what solves the problem. |
| 5 || It sends a strong message that can be seen through thinking. We can apply it to our daily lives. |
| 1 || It means no monetary value can be placed on a true friend. They cannot be bought or sold for any amount of money. |
| 2 || This means you will take your time, consider all options, and think about whatever you are "sleeping on" or thoughts you are pondering. |
| 3 || Where there is a will there is a way means if a person tries hard enough they will find a way to accomplish what might seem impossible. |
| 4 || A lot of talk does not cook the rice means you cannot just talk about something and expect it to be accomplished. You have to get into action what your words stated to accomplish the task. |
| 5 || People like to use proverbs in their speech for several reasons. One would be to make something seem easier to digest for the listener. Another reason would be to help paint a picture in a form the listener might relate to. TO soften the blow of harsh reality for the listener. And it is phun.... |
Fun with words keeps people thinking and a good mind is a pity to waste.
| 1 || Friend |
| 2 || I |
| 3 || Will |
| 4 || Talk |
| 5 || |
I love animals, mostly dogs. I enjoy learning new things and I also enjoy
Talking about my future. My favorite subject is math. I only have 1 sibling.
She's my older sister, and I love her. She's also a good example for me when
I need help. Her name is
| 1 || something is better than nothing |
| 2 || never mind what it is if i get to sleep |
| 3 || there is a way for everything |
| 4 || stop talking start doing |
| 5 || because they dont want to tell the truth in a persons face
| 1 || A friend is better than anything else |
| 2 || Your tired that your going to sleep |
| 3 || If you want to do something, theres a way to do it |
| 4 || Talking a lot of nonsense or trash about someone else or brag |
| 5 || They mean a meaning instead of saying the "normal" meaning. Its a phrase. |
Im a shadow........Im FAST like a shadow.
| 1 || A FRIEND IS BETTER THAN MONEY |
| 2 || I DONT CARE ABOUT IT |
| 3 || PRACTIES |
| 4 || LESS TALKING MORE MOVING |
| 5 || MONEY DOSE NOT GROW ON TREE |