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Birds of a feather flock together
What is people come together with common interests

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A phrase that one must infer the meaning because the phrase is not the literal meaning.
What is an idiom

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See eye to eye
What is to agree with someone

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Actions speak louder than words.
What is just saying that you'll do something doesn't mean much, actually doing it is harder and more meaningful.

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
What is different people have different ideas about what is beautiful.

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Never look a gift horse in the mouth
What is don't complain on gifts that are given to you

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A simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated and expresses a truth based on common sense or experience.
What is a proverb

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To cost an arm and a leg
What is to be very expensive

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A picture is worth a thousand words.
What is pictures convey emotions and messages better than written or spoken explanations.

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Practice makes perfect
What is anything takes practice to master

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The early bird gets the worm
What is the first person gets the reward

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A short, pointed and memorable saying based on facts and is considered a truth by the majority of people
What is an adage

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A piece of cake
What is something is very easy

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People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
What is don't criticize other people if you're not perfect yourself.

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To cut corners
What is to do something badly or cheaply

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained
What is if you don't try you will never succeed

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A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time.
What is an adage

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Let the cat out of the bag
What is to accidentally reveal a secret

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When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
What is strong people don't give up when they come across challenges, they just work harder.

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To add insult to injury
What is to make a situation worse

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Two wrongs don't make a right
What is just because someone made a bad choice, does not mean you need to make the same bad choice.

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Wise sayings that offer advice about how to live your life.
What are proverbs

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To feel under the weather
What is to not feel well

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Hope for the best but prepare for the worst
What is bad things might happen so be prepared

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Can't judge a book by its cover
What is to not judge someone or something based solely on appearance