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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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.
About Me:     I live in a house in Western Springs with my mom, dad, brother Danny and 6 pets.

amy from United States
School: c c wright
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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.

Jodie from United States
School: Pryor Middle School
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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.
About Me:     I love school and animals.

Yanitza from United States
School: schmidt
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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
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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
About Me:     I like school

betty from United States
School: east side
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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

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