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English Proverbs
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English Proverbs

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  • 1. English proverbs Salle Nurmeta 04.02.2010
  • 2. What is a proverb?
    • A well – known saying that gives good advice or expresses a general truth.
    • Proverbs are often borrowed from similar languages and cultures .
    • Both the Bible and medieval Latin have played a huge role in distributing proverbs across Europe .
  • 3. English proverbs
    • Every cloud has a silver lining.
    • Iga pilve taga peitub selge taevas.
    • Ei ole halba ilma heata.
  • 4. English proverbs
    • A friend in need is a friend indeed.
    • Tõelist sõpra tuntakse hädas.
    • Kuulame laulu “Pure morning” ansambel Placebo esituses.
  • 5. English proverbs
    • A penny saved is a penny gained .
    • Kes kopikat ei hoia, see rublat ei saa.
    • Kes raha hoiab, see raha kogub.
  • 6. English proverbs
    • A n apple a day keeps the doctor away.
    • Õun päevas on tervise pant.
  • 7. English proverbs
    • A bird in hand is worth two in the bush .
    • Parem üks lind käes kui kaks metsas.
    • Parem püü peos kui kaks oksal.
  • 8. English proverbs
    • A rolling stone gathers no moss.
    • Veerevale kivile ei kasva sammalt.
  • 9. English proverbs
    • A good dog deserves a good bone.
    • Kuidas töö nõnda palk.
  • 10. An Irish saying
    • There is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
    • Vikerkaare otsa all on peidus kullapada.
    • Vaatame videot ja kuulame laulu “The end” Earl Granti esituses.
  • 11. All’s well that ends well. Lõpp hea, kõik hea.

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