Proverbs and Adages
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Proverbs and Adages
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Birds of a feather flock together
What is people come together with common interests
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He's got tons of money, so he bought the boat.

He's got tons of money, so he bought the boat.

Meaning: He was very rich.

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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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You could have knocked me over with a feather.


You could have knocked me over with a feather.


Meaning:  I weighed very little.

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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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To feel under the weather

Means not feeling well
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The early bird gets the worm
What is the first person gets the reward
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Phoebe would be content anywhere.

Phoebe would be content anywhere.


Meaning: Phoebe was very easy going and would be comfortable anywhere she went.

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A chip on your shoulder 

Means you are holding a grudge


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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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Patty drank from a bottomless glass of Kool-Aid.

Patty drank from a bottomless glass of Kool-Aid.


Meaning: The Kool-Aid kept getting refilled.

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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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Charlie gazed hopelessly at the endless pile of bills stretching across the counter.

Charlie gazed hopelessly at the endless pile of bills stretching across the counter.


Meaning: Charlie had many bills.

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Pay the piper 


Means you need to face the consequences of your actions 

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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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Rub someone the wrong way 


Meaning to annoy or bother

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