Conditionals with proverbs

Pogojne povedi tipov 0 in 1: postavi glagole v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko, ppomen mora ustrezati pregovoru zgoraj. / Conditional sentences types 0 and 1: complete the following sentences (that refer to the proverbs above) in your own way, the meaning must be relevant to the message of the proverb.

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1 Don’t judge a book by its cover.

We get a new girl in our class next week.If she _______________ (NOT BE) pretty, the other girls _______________ (NOT ACCEPT) her easily.

2 Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

Before you get your first job, you depend financially on others, usually your parents. If someone _______________ (PAY) for everything you need, you _______________ (SHOULD BE) grateful.

3 Don’t burn the candle at both ends.

My mom has been working long hours all week. If she _______________ (NOT SLOW) down, she _______________ (END) up getting ill.

4 Don’t bark if you can’t bite.

 Our new boss seems really unpleasant, but I think this is just an act. He _______________ (MUST BE) strict if he _______________ (WANT) us to respect him.

5 Don’t cross a bridge before you come to it.

You always think of a worst case scenario. When the problem _______________ (APPEAR), we _______________ (DEAL) with it.

6 Don’t fall before you’re pushed.

If you _______________ (NOT GIVE) up quickly, you _______________ (ACHIEVE) more than you might have expected.

7 Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

The cake that I got for my birthday wasn’t exactly my favourite, but I didn’t complain. It _______________ (BE) rude if you _______________ (CRITICISE) what others give you.

8 Don’t go between the tree and the bark.

My mom always interferes when my brother and I are arguing. As soon as she _______________ (HEAR) us, she _______________ (COME) running in order to pull us apart.

9 Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched.

You shouldn’t already be thinking about the money you’ll get from your business partner. If business _______________ (NOT GO) well, you _______________ (MIGHT LOSE) everything.

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