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    Question idioms and proverbs

    Could anyone please help me with this exercise, Iam quite confused.

    MATCH THE FOLLOWING
    1. a wise man (a) wants a mark to shoot at
    2. ignorance (b) cast their shadows before
    3. many straws (c) is the mother of impudence
    4. malice seldom (d) may bind an elephant
    5. any excuse (e) turns chance into good fortune
    6. coming events (f) come home to roost
    7. curses like chickens (g) will serve a tyrant

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    Default Re: idioms and proverbs

    Quote Originally Posted by newteacher12 View Post
    Could anyone please help me with this exercise, Iam quite confused.

    MATCH THE FOLLOWING
    1. a wise man (a) wants a mark to shoot at
    2. ignorance (b) cast their shadows before
    3. many straws (c) is the mother of impudence
    4. malice seldom (d) may bind an elephant
    5. any excuse (e) turns chance into good fortune
    6. coming events (f) come home to roost
    7. curses like chickens (g) will serve a tyrant
    A wise man turns chance into good fortune (e)
    Ignorance is the mother of impudence (c)
    Many straws may bind an elephant (d)
    Malice seldom wants a mark to shoot at (a)
    Any excuse will serve a tyrant (g)
    Coming events cast their shadows before (b)
    Curses like, chickens, come home to roost (f)

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    Default Re: idioms and proverbs

    Please do not post the same question more than once- it makes things confusing and hard to follow. I am closing this thread.

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