Lola's English Page Proverbs


PROVERBS FOR KIDS

Fill in the gaps with a suitable word and complete the proverbs listed below, see the missing words which are:

HANDS            FENCES             CANDLE    HORSE

FRIENDS         MOUNTAIN           HEART        WISE

BETTER           FRUIT

1    Absence makes the _______ grow fonder.

2    Books and _______ should be few but good.

3    Don't make a _______ out of a molehill.

4    Good _______ make good neighbors.

5    It is easy to be _______ after the event. 

6    Many _______ make light work.

7    Never look a gift _______ in the mouth.

8    Prevention is _______ than cure.  

9    You cannot burn the _______ at both ends.

10    Forbidden _______ is sweetest.

Answers:

1    Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
2    Books and friends should be few but good.
3    Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
4    Good fences make good neighbors.
5    It is easy to be wise after the event. 
6    Many hands make light work.
7    Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
8    Prevention is better than cure.
9    You cannot burn the candle at both ends.
10    Forbidden  fruit is sweetest.


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