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    Let’s get our Seniors all involved in finishing these proverbs, quizzes like this are great to keep minds active and involved in verbal communication with the rest of the community.
    You can start by saying the first line and go around the room asking your group to call out the answers.

    Sometimes there are some funny answers and we all have a laugh! This activity is very popular, even some people with memory loss are quick to answer. It’s great to start with a quiz in the morning and finish off with this proverb game.

    A Printable A4 version of this quiz can be found at the bottom of this page.

    Where there’s a will – there’s a way
    There is more than one way – to skin a cat
    Give him an inch – and he will take a mile
    Seeing is – believing
    Never look a gift horse – in the mouth
    Like Father – like son
    Love makes the – world go round
    You can’t tell a book – by its cover
    Beggars can’t be – choosers
    A bird in the hand – is worth 2 in the bush
    Easier said – than done
    Tomorrow is – another day
    Time cures – all things
    Crime doesn’t – pay

    A rolling stone – gathers no moss
    Every man is his own – worst enemy
    Experience is the best – teacher
    Every dog has its – day
    Nothing ventured – nothing gained
    Cleanliness is next to – Godliness
    Curiosity killed – the cat
    Rats desert – a sinking ship
    A man’s home is – his castle
    Laughter is the best – medicine

    When in Rome – do what the Romans do
    Beauty is only – skin deep
    Opportunity seldom – knocks twice
    An apple a day – keeps the doctor away

    A friend in need – is a friend indeed
    Love is – blind
    Necessity is the mother of – inventions
    Variety is the – spice of life
    In for a penny – in for a pound 
    A stitch in time – saves nine
    There’s no smoke – without fire
    You can’t have your cake – and eat it
    Actions speak louder – than words 
    One good turn – deserves another
    Laughter is the best – medicine

    Ignorance is – bliss
    Every picture – tells a story
    Birds of a feather – flock together
    Life is just a bowl of – cherries
    Jack of all trades – master of none
    Business is – business
    Blood is thicker – than water
    Don’t put all your eggs – in one basket
    Marriages are made – in heaven
    Honesty is the – best policy
    Nothing is certain but – death and taxes
    Charity begins – at home
    Time is – money
    Make hay while the – sun shines
    One man’s loss – is another man’s gain
    Penny wise – pound foolish
    It takes two – to Tango
    The grass is always greener – on the other side Business before – pleasure 

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