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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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
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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

jr from United States
School: Hillside
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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
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1 best friend
2 focus
3 where you find something
4 talking alot

Mr. B from United States
School: Springfield
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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.

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