Cultural Sayings or Idioms are statements that describe our culture
and other's cultures.
For example, "Birds of a feather flock together" means similar
types of people hang together.
Match the saying with the true meaning below.
A. Birds of a feather flock together.
B. The bigger they are, the harder
C. Don't count your chickens before
D. Beauty is only skin deep.
E. Haste makes waste.
F. Don't put all your eggs in one
G. Half a loaf is better than none.
H. The early bird gets the worm.
I. Laugh, and the world laughs with
you; weep and you weep alone.
J. Lightning never strikes the same
K. Live and let live.
L. Make hay while the sun shines.
M. An ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure.
N. A picture is worth a thousand
The larger something is the bigger
the shock when something happens to it.
If something unfortunate happens, it
usually won't happen again.
This means having something is better
than not having anything at all.
Take advantage of good things when
Don't count on something happening
until it does.
Take care of a small problem before
it becomes a big one.
Similar types of people hang together.
A picture can explain things better
People like to be around happy
people, not sad people.
Don't count on one single thing and
ignore other possibilities.
Mind your own business and let others
You usually do better than others if
you get there ahead of others.
You can't judge a person's character
by how he or she looks.
When you rush, you don't do as good a
job as when you take your time.
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