Grade 8, English Olympiad (CBSE) - Proverbs 

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Grade 8  |   English  |   Proverbs, Proverbs and One Word Substitutions, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO

Proverbs

Meaning:

                Proverbs are a short saying stating a general truth or a piece of advice.

 

EXAMPLE: Few popular Proverbs with their meanings are as follows:

S.No.

Proverb

Meaning

1.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

A person who helps at a difficult time is a person on whom one can really rely on.

2.

All that glitters is not gold.

Everything that looks precious or true may not be so.

3.

Once in a blue moon.

Very rarely.

4.

Slow and steady wins the race.

If your work slowly but constantly, you will definitely succeed.

5.

Raining cats and dogs.

Raining very heavily.

6.

Sailing in the same boat.

To be in the same difficult situation as others.

7.

Blessing in disguise.

Something that seems bad or unlucky at first, but results in something good later.

8.

Prevention is better than cure.

It's better to prevent something from happening than to fix it later on.

9.

Work is worship.

To do your work sincerely is worshipping.

10.

Success has no shortcuts.

One has to put hard work to achieve success in his/ her work or goals.


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