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Thinking about Language
The table below has some proverbs telling you what to do and what not to
do. Fill in the blanks and add a few more such proverbs to the table.

Positive

Negative

(i) Save for a rainy day.

(ii) Make hay while the sun shines.

(iii) ___________before you leap.

(iv) ___________and let live.

Don’t cry over spilt milk.
Don’t put the cart before the
horse.
________a mountain out of a
mole hill.
________all your eggs in one
basket.



Answer

Positive

Negative

(i) Save for a rainy day.

(ii) Make hay while the sun shines.

(iii) Look before you leap.

(iv) Live and let live.

Don’t cry over spilt milk.
Don’t put the cart before the
horse.
Don’t make a mountain out of a
mole hill.
Don’t put all your eggs in one
basket.