10 terms


Commonly used proverbs that may cause listener confusion.

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Absence makes the heart grow founder
You realize how important something is when you are away from it(them).
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
Don't rely on something that hasn't happened yet! It may never happen.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Don't rely on just one idea, person, investment, for your success.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
You can offer good advice, but that doesn't mean folks will follow it.
The pot calling the kettle black.
When someone criticizes others, yet has the same faults or bad habits.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
Too many people judge by the appearance of someone rather than their true character.
Every Cloud has a silver lining.
a bad situation may have a positive lesson to learn in the end.
Look before you leap.
Carefully analyze a situation rather than acting impulsively to reduce poor decisions.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Too many people offering advice can cause more confusion than an actual solution.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
People become tougher and wiser after facing hardships.

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