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English Proverbs

A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic language.

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A friend in need is a friend indeed

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A full cup must be carried steadily.

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A full cup must be carried steadily. English Proverbs

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A golden key can open any door.

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A good beginning makes a good ending.

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A good horse cannot be of a bad color.

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A great book is a great evil.

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A green Yule makes a fat churchyard.

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A grey mare is the better horse.

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A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

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“May as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb. English Proverb”

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“Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches English Proverb”

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“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. English Proverb (17th century)”

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80 % of life is showing up.

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A cheerful wife is the spice of life.

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