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?
| Yanitza from United States |
|1||a person you can count on at all times|
|2||will think about it|
|3||no matter what, everything is possible|
|4||do not say more than what is necessary|
|5||most of the time|
| peep from United States |
School: intermediate school
|1||Friend are valuable|
|2||You ignore it|
|3||if you work, thing will happen|
|4||you won't get things done if you say you will do,but you don't|
|5||i think people like to use proverbs because it helps tell or give a example to what they mean to say|
| betty from United States |
School: east side
|1||good person as a friend|
|3||make it throue no matter what|
|4||no action only taking|
|5||just to bring up point|
| jr from United States |
|1||This means its more power than sliver and gold.|
|2||I will think about it|
|3||I don't know what this means.|
|4||Stop talking and get going.|
|5||its because its easy.|
| Beautiful from United States |
School: Emma E. Booker
|3||where you find something|
| Mr. B from United States |
|1||Silver and gold may shine and tarnish, yet a good friend can withstand all trials and tribulations.|
|2||I will give consideration to the problem and then report at a later date.|
|3||Determination will be helpful in accomplishing what is to be accomplished|
|4||Speaking about a problem is different than doing hands-on things to solve the problem.|
|5||People use proverbs in their speech to add to the language, and give credence to their explanations.|