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?
| Sylvia from United States |
School: Highlands Elementary school
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| 1 || A good friend is so important/precious to you its better than something special like silver and gold. |
| 2 || It means the' ll think about it. |
| 3 || It means that you can do something if you try. |
| 4 || It means that you can't make something work by doing nothing. You have to work hard to achieve. |
| 5 || I think people put proverbs in their speech because it might help make their speech more clear and listened to. |
I live in a house in Western Springs with my mom, dad, brother Danny and 6 pets.
| 1 || A good friend is hard to find |
| 2 || Let me think about it. |
| 3 || Anything is possible |
| 4 || Don't talk about it just do it. |
| 5 || So you can put the story together. |
| 1 || a good friend is more important than money. |
| 2 || I will think about it. |
| 3 || I will find a way to accomplish the task. |
| 4 || Do the task instead of just talking about it. |
| 5 || To make it relate to something else. |
I love school and animals.
| 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 |
| 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
I like school
| 1 || good person as a friend |
| 2 || badly want |
| 3 || make it throue no matter what |
| 4 || no action only taking |
| 5 || just to bring up point |