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List of English Proverbs - M

A collection of English Proverbs with explanation.  Listed in alphabetical order by phrase.
This page contains English Proverbs that start with letter M.   

1.  Many hands make light work.
Explanation: Often used as an encouragement to join in with assistance.

2. Many go out for wool and come home shorn.
Explanation: Many who seek to better themselves or make themselves rich end by losing what they already have.

3. Man cannot leave by bread alone
Explanation: A person needs spiritual as well as physical sustenance. 
4.  Make hay while the sun shines.
Explanation: One should take advantage of favorable circumstances which may not last. 


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