Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Elementary - Worksheet #3


Proverbs are short statements of wisdom or advice. Let us learn some Proverbs
Proverb Meaning
However long the night, the dawn will break Bad things don't last forever
Who makes himself a sheep will be eaten by the wolves Possible interpretation: an easily influenced person can be mislead
Don't judge a book by its cover Don't judge by appearances
Half a loaf is better than none You should be grateful for something, even if it is not as much as you wanted
Clothes don't make the man Appearances can be deceiving
An onion a day keeps everyone away A humoristic version of "an apple a day"
Put all your eggs in one basket Risk everything by relying on one plan (e.g. by putting all one's money into one business)
He who wills the end wills the means If you are determined to do something you will find a way
The darkest hour is just before dawn The most difficult moment is just before a problem is solved
When in Rome, do as the Romans do You should adopt the customs of the people or country you are visiting and behave in the same way


Some funny, some weird..
Word Meaning
Gazump To buy something already promised to someone else
Namby-pamby Weak, with no backbone
Wabbit Exhausted, tired, worn out
Fartlek An athletic training regime
Doozy Something really great
Kerfuffle A mild scandal, commotion or fuss
Vomitory An exit or outlet


Today's Word Challenges


Match Synonyms Match Antonyms
1 fatigue A pall 1: 1 initial A last 1:
2 invest B rocker 2: 2 invest B close 2:
3 cradle C menace 3: 3 distant C divest 3:
4 distant D friend 4: 4 D 4:
5 endanger E optical 5: 5 E 5:
6 visual F aloof 6: 6 F 6:
7 fiction G first 7: 7 G 7:
8 initial H fable 8: 8 H 8:
9 ally I put 9: 9 I 9:


Match Definitions
1 give qualities or abilities to A visual 1:
2 become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage B cradle 2:
3 put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position C initial 3:
4 relating to or using sight D ally 4:
5 bring up from infancy E fatigue 5:
6 the first letter of a word (especially a person's name) F endanger 6:
7 far apart in relevance or relationship G fiction 7:
8 a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact H distant 8:
9 exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress I invest 9:


Recent Words Learned: endanger, cradle, initial, distant, visual, invest, fiction, fatigue, ally
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 2: Across: 1: fatigue, 3: initial, 5: visual Down: 1: fiction, 2: endanger, 3: invest, 4: ally


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