Water Proverbs Poland

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Water Proverbs Poland

  1. 1. Anna Vasa School Golub-Dobrzyń Poland
  2. 2. Silent waters run deep Literal interpretation: Quiet waters scour the banks. What does it mean? A person who seems to be quiet and calm is really wacky, crazy and even naughty Example: Would you expect him to be a criminal? Still waters run deep...
  3. 4. A storm in a teacup Literal interpretation: A thunderstorm in a glass of water What does it mean? confusion caused by some trivial cause Example: This argument was nothing else but a storm in a teacup.
  4. 6. hot-blooded <ul><li>Literal interpretation: He/She took a bath in hot water </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean? </li></ul><ul><li>impatient, impetuous, or quick-tempered; eagerly desirous, a person who does everything very quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Example: You are hot-blooded! You should rethink everything twice before making a decision. </li></ul>
  5. 8. L ike water off a duck's back Literal interpretation: It flows down off you like water off a duck. What does it mean? Somebody who isn’t interested in anything, indifferent Example: Many people showed him they didn't like what he was doing, but their disapproval was like water off a duck's back to him.
  6. 10. Feel like a fish in water What does it mean? be cheerful, happy, feel great, very good, be in one’s element Example: This place is amazing. I feel like a fish in water here.
  7. 12. Watery October precedes the windy December.
  8. 13. Rainy April gives much ripe fruit i n June
  9. 14. Rainy April followed by flower blooming May
  10. 15. When dry weather in April and, rainy in May ,you can expect good wheat harvest
  11. 16. St Barbara's day frosty, the Christmas day watery.

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