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?
| 1 || A good friend is better then riches. |
| 2 || I will think about it. |
| 3 || If you have a will to o it, you will always find a way to do it. |
| 4 || Talking to much will not do anything. |
| 5 || It like using salt when you cook. It gives speech more flavor, and makes it a little more interesting. |
| Yana from United States |
School: Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy
| || Report Abusive
| 1 || It's better to have a companion who will help you and stick by you than the riches of the world. |
| 2 || I will ponder it and tell you later what I feel. |
| 3 || If you have enough drive to do something there is a way to accomplish it. |
| 4 || Talking about things produces nothing. |
| 5 || I think people like to use proverbs in their speech because it causes quite a bit of thinking and it is fun as well.
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| khai from United States |
School: university of hartford manget school
| || Report Abusive
| 1 || a friend is better than money |
| 2 || I will think about it |
| 3 || when you have hope there is a way |
| 4 || talking smack does not help anything |
| 5 || to make others think about it |
| 1 || I think this one means that you should not choose a friend over money if they are really good. |
| 2 || This one means that you'll answer or figure it out tomorrow and have the answer ready by then. |
| 3 || I think this one means that if you can dream it there is a way to do it. |
| 4 || I think it means you can talk all you want but most people won't do. |
| 5 || To make it sound better and to use similes. |
| 1 || There is nothing more valuable than a friend. |
| 2 || Let me think about it for a while and get back to you. |
| 3 || If you desire to do something, then you will find a way to accomplish it. |
| 4 || Talking doesn't get the job done. |
| 5 || It's a clever way to use sarcasm to say what they want indirectly. |
| 1 || It is more valuable to have good friends than to obtain riches. |
| 2 || You lay down and sleep on the item you are speaking about. |
| 3 || If you want to do it, you can. |
| 4 || Less talking, more action! |
| 5 || BEcause it makes the conversation more interesting. |
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