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Proverbs

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?
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Talkester from United States
School: Winand Elem
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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....
About Me:     Fun with words keeps people thinking and a good mind is a pity to waste. 

pee wee from United States
School: phillips academey
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1 Friend
2 I
3 Will
4 Talk
5
About Me:     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

class a from United States
School: Musaeus College
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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
About Me:     awesome

Shadow from United States
School: P.S 204
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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.
About Me:     Im a shadow........Im FAST like a shadow.

CECE from United States
School: PS204
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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

bruse lee from United States
School: p.s204,Bronx,New york
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1 bro
2 bro
3 bro
4 bro
5 bro
About Me:     im a boss

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