A list of contrary proverbs English grammar lesson
What will I learn from the lesson on contrary proverbs?
This lesson you will learn what the opposites of some of the more common proverbs.
List of proverbs and the opposites
All good things come to those who wait OR Time and tide wait for no man.
Doubt is the beginning of wisdom. OR Faith will move mountains.
Silence is golden. OR The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
Too many cooks spoil the broth. OR Many hands make light work.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder OR Out of sight, out of mind.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander OR One man's meat is another man's poison.
You're never too old to learn. OR You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
Practice makes perfect. OR All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Great starts make great finishes. OR It ain't over 'till it's over.
Don't cross your bridges before you come to them OR Forewarned is forearmed.
Birds of a feather flock together. OR Opposites attract.
Do it well, or not at all. OR Half a loaf is better than none.
Look before you leap. OR Strike while the iron is hot.
Slow and steady wins the race. OR Time waits for no man.
The best things in life are free lunch .OR There's no such thing as a free.
Wise men think alike OR Fools seldom differ.
The pen is mightier than the sword OR Actions speak louder than words.
Hold fast to the words of your ancestors OR Wise men make proverbs and fools repeat them. ( that makes me one ?? hahaha)
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