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Interactive video lesson plan for: 24 most frequently used Proverbs and their Meaning

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Time-tested truths told totalling twenty-four. Here goes the fun list of proverbs!
Once bitten, twice shy 00:00 This is something we all go through... When we shake out of a bitter experience, we tend to think twice before we go down the same road.
The more the merrier02:05 Best times are shared by a greater number of people. That's what amounts to the most significant moments in life
Rome wasn't built in a day 02:52 Anything great to be built, starts with the laying of a strong foundation. The key to being successful lies in being patient.
Strike while the iron is hot 03:55 Seize opportunities when they come your way, and you'll get the best results.
Procrastination is the thief of time04: 55 It's so true... There are hours, days, weeks, and months gobbled up when you procrastinate.
Honesty is the best policy05:51 It is always good to speak the truth. Lies don't stay hidden for long.
Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder 06:43 Beauty is highly subjective... It's one area where we all vary greatly...
Cat in gloves catches no mice 07: 37 Being too nice and mincing words may not work for you when you want to get something done.
Circumstance alter cases08: 58 Some things get altered purely because of a person's situation...
Better late than never 09:37 It makes sense to follow this as a principle. You get something done at least.
Pride comes before a fall10: 29 arrogance is something that does not suit anybody... It only goes to show that you'll fail
Two heads are better than one11: 34 When two minds, especially great minds, work at the same time the results are fruitful.
A drowning man will catch at a straw12: 42 At times of crisis and desperation, you'll grab at just about anything that will take you to safety.
Grasp all, loose all 13:48 Hold as much as your hands can take... Hoard more than that... you know what awaits!
When the going gets tough, the tough get going15:01 This is a policy that the most determined have. It's the secret of their success.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step15:47 It's incredible how a great feat starts with nothing more than something so simple!
A broken clock is right twice a day16:36 There are probabilities of getting something right, even when a person is habitually wrong at gauging.
Haste makes waste17: 26 When you're hasty, things are bound to end up wasteful. Slow down and get sorted!
The squeaky wheel gets the grease18:17 Speak out when you know you need something, or nobody will know!
The pen is mightier than the sword19:09 There are so many things you can set right with just writing... You don't need to lift a sword!
Fortune favors the bold20:30 You dare to go for something, you'll get it for sure. Keep moving forward.
Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk 21:26 There is no point in giving a whole lecture when you can't practice what you preach... Or boast about things you can't do!
Don't count your chickens before they hatch 22:38 It's always wise to be in the moment and attend to things in hand...
Everything happens for a reason 23: 42 It's a better way to look at something that you especially might feel like did not go well.

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