Sunday, February 7, 2016

THINK IN ENGLISH WITH PROVERBS

The ENLIGHTENING PROVERBS

(The meaning of all the proverbs used is given in the answer section)

I am going to make a blog on English Communication which doesn't look like an easy job. But "Where there is a will, there is a way"(1).
I think I should do this work alone as it is said "Too many cooks spoil the broth"(2).
I understand the difficulties in this mission but remember "Every cloud has a silver lining"(3).
I never criticize others when they make mistakes because I know very well that "Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others"(4).
I am not going to do this too fast, "Slow and steady wins the race"(5).
I am happy that the first part of the blog is over."Well begun is half done"(6).
I am going to correct the mistake immediately. "A stitch in time saves nine"(7)
This blog will help all those who want to learn English. "A friend in need is a friend indeed"(8).
There may be many blogs on the same subject but "All that glitters is not gold"(9).
I have done my best. Now I am leaving it to its destiny."Man proposes, God disposes".(10) 

ANSWERS
1. A strong belief can achieve anything.
2. Too many hands at work may not achieve the desired results.
3. There is something good in every bad situation.
4. You cannot blame somebody if you are also imperfect.
5. Real success comes to those who wait and take wise decisions.
6. A good start motivates us till the end.
7. A fault if fixed on time can save us from a lot of trouble later.
8. A true friend renders help when it is needed the most.
9.  Let's not judge something by how it looks initially.
10. No matter how hard we try, there are always some things beyond our control.

Let's think about the: values,qualities,virtues,human tendencies and attitudes preserved for ages... in these proverbs .

All that glitters is not gold.
Handsome is what handsome does.
A stitch in time saves nine.
No pain, no gain.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
One who laughs last, laughs best.
There is no smoke without fire.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
Prevention is better than cure.
Man proposes, God disposes.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
A penny saved is a penny gained.
Penny wise, pound foolish.
One swallow does not make a summer.
You cannot have your cake and eat it too.
Necessity is the mother of invention. 

Look before you leap.
A man's house is his castle.
Make hay while the sun shines.
All that glitters is not gold.
Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others.
Forewarned is forearmed.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Birds of the same feather flock together.
Charity begins at home.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Better late than never.
Truth is stranger than fiction.
Time and tide waits for none.
Slow and steady wins the race.


TO BE CONTINUED...

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