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An apple a day keeps the doctor away

Small steps, like good nutrition, can prevent poor health

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April showers bring May flowers

Even the most unpleasant occurences can bring about better things

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Beggars can't be choosers

People lacking other options are not entitled to be choosy

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The best things in life are free

Good things in life such as love, health, and knowledge come at no cost

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Better late than never

Better to do something after the deadline than to ignore it entirely

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Better safe than sorry

Better to take preventative measures than to deal with the potential consequences

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Things we already have in possession are more valuable than things we are uncertain of getting in the future

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Birds of a feather flock together

People who are similar tend to be attracted to each other

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Carpe diem

Latin for "Seize the day" - Live life to the fullest extent

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Close, but no cigar

Even being almost correct is still incorrect

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Curiosity killed the cat

People should not be nosy

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The devil is in the details

When small details in plans are overlooked, they can cause greater problems later on

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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Also known as The Golden Rule - Treat other people how you would like to be treated

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Don't cry over spilt milk

There's no use crying over something that has already happened and cannot be changed

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Don't judge a book by its cover

Do not judge something based on how it looks

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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

Never be ungrateful for any gift

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket

Never put all of your efforts into one thing, or you could lose it all

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The early bird catches the worm

If you act early and don't procrastinate, you will be successful

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Easy come, easy go

Things easy to come by are easy to lose

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Every cloud has a silver lining

Even misfortunes have positive aspects

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Which proverb means the following?

Small steps, like good nutrition, can prevent poor health

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

22
Which proverb means the following?

Even the most unpleasant occurences can bring about better things

April showers bring May flowers

23
Which proverb means the following?

People lacking other options are not entitled to be choosy

Beggars can't be choosers

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Which proverb means the following?

Good things in life such as love, health, and knowledge come at no cost

The best things in life are free

25
Which proverb means the following?

Better to do something after the deadline than to ignore it entirely

Better late than never

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Which proverb means the following?

Better to take preventative measures than to deal with the potential consequences

Better safe than sorry

27
Which proverb means the following?

Things we already have in possession are more valuable than things we are uncertain of getting in the future

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

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Which proverb means the following?

People who are similar tend to be attracted to each other

Birds of a feather flock together

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Which proverb means the following?

Latin for "Seize the day" - Live life to the fullest extent

Carpe diem

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Which proverb means the following?

Even being almost correct is still incorrect

Close, but no cigar