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50 English Proverbs

50 English Proverbs
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Get familiar with the 50 most common proverbs in the English language.

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Item Meaning
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A watched pot never boils.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Actions speak louder than words.
All good things must come to an end.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Beggars can't be choosers.
Better late than never.
Better safe than sorry.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Easy come, easy go.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Fortune favours the bold.
God helps those who help themselves.
Good things come to those who wait.
Honesty is the best policy.
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, tray again
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
No man is an island.
One man's meat is another man's poison
People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
Practice makes perfect.
The early bird catches the worm.
The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
There's no place like home.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
There's no time like the present.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Two heads are better than one.
Two wrongs don't make a right.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
You can't always get what you want.
You can't judge a book by its cover.
You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs.
Total number of items: 50


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