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Thai Proverbs
Written by Panrit "Gor" Daoruang   
Friday, 09 February 2007 20:54
Can you match these proverbs???
 
Thai Proverbs

A. Bad seven times, good seven times

B. To apply gold leaf to the back of a Buddha image

C. Buddhist holy days do not take place only once

D. A dog jealously guarding a fishbone

E. Don't catch fish with both hands

F. Forgore the sour for the sweet

G. Escape from the tiger; meet the crocodile

H. The tiger hiding its claws

J. Excessive greed lost windfall

K. Firing one shot and obtaining two birds

English Proverbs

1. A dog has his day

2. You cannot eat your cake and have your cake (it)

3. Out of frying-pan into the fire

4. Every Cloud has a silver lining

5. He that eats the hard shall eat the ripe

6. To hide one's light under a bushel

7. To kiil two birds with one stone (bolt, sling)

8. Like a dog in the manger

9. To kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

10. To do good by stealth

 

Answers : A-4, B-10, C-1, D-8, E-2, F-5, G-3, H-6, J-9 and K-7