Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Proverb

  1. Volcano1985's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Turkish
      • Home Country:
      • Turkey
      • Current Location:
      • Turkey

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 877
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    Proverb

    Eat big chew, but don't speak big.

    Do you have similar proverb in English?

  2. konungursvia's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Canada

    • Join Date: Mar 2009
    • Posts: 4,832
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: Proverb

    Walk softly and carry a big stick.

  3. Volcano1985's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Turkish
      • Home Country:
      • Turkey
      • Current Location:
      • Turkey

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 877
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: Proverb

    Speak softly and carry a big stick

    What's the difference with yours ?

  4. konungursvia's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Canada

    • Join Date: Mar 2009
    • Posts: 4,832
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: Proverb

    It's a variant, they have the same meaning: be modest and careful and prepare for a fight -- it's a tough world.

  5. Volcano1985's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Turkish
      • Home Country:
      • Turkey
      • Current Location:
      • Turkey

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 877
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5

    Re: Proverb

    Any more similar proverb?

Similar Threads

  1. proverb translation
    By fern in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 18-Nov-2008, 20:26
  2. explaining proverb
    By blouen in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 30-Aug-2007, 00:16
  3. Idiom, saying or proverb?
    By Nat9 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-Jan-2007, 10:23
  4. proverb
    By ttt in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 16-Dec-2006, 13:07
  5. axiom vs proverb
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17-Sep-2003, 22:45

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •