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 is valuable |
| 2 || I will decide later |
| 3 || If you want to, you will. |
| 4 || Do the work instead of talking about it |
| 5 || to sound smart |
| 1 || they are Better than gold or silver |
| 2 || i do sleep on a pillow |
| 3 || oh there's away |
| 4 || i do cook rice for people |
| 5 || we like to speak speech |
| 1 || like if you have a goodfriend that's mean that you have the better person and don't chose other one! |
| 2 || you will sleep above it! |
| 3 || don't know |
| 4 || that mean stop talking to much and do your homeworks!!!!!!! |
| 5 || can you think with me ? |
i'm so uglyyy
| 1 || |
| 2 || i will think about it |
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| 5 || |
| 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.