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Complete the Proverbs Worksheets
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Here are five free printable worksheets, each featuring twenty popular proverbs with the last word missing. Young and old will have fun testing their memory to see how many proverbs they are able to recall.
Complete the Proverbs Worksheets - Free to print (PDF files). Five pages to choose from.
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Have the Last Word on Proverbs Worksheet #1 - 1. Give the cold shoulder. 2. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. 3. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. 4. A change is as good as a holiday. 5. You are what you eat. 6. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. 7. Blood is thicker than water. 8. Cleanliness is next to godliness. 9. A penny for your thoughts. 10. A penny saved is a penny earned. 11. Easy come, easy go. 12. Laughter is the best medicine. 13. Don't count your chickens before they hatch. 14. Pleased as punch. 15. A problem shared is a problem halved. 16. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. 17. Go the whole nine yards. 18. Familiarity breeds contempt. 19. If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. 20. Cold hands, warm heart. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.
Have the Last Word on Proverbs Worksheet #2 - 1. Too many cooks spoil the broth. 2. Where there's smoke, there's fire. 3. There's no place like home. 4. All good things must come to an end. 5. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. 6. Two's company, but three’s a crowd. 7. All is fair in love and war. 8. Make hay while the sun shines. 9. All's well that ends well. 10. The grass is always greener on the other side of the hill. 11. As bright as a button. 12. The benefit of the doubt. 13. The best things in life are free. 14. Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. 15. As clean as a whistle. 16. The squeaky wheel gets the grease. 17. Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater. 18. It takes two to tango. 19. Necessity is the mother of invention. 20. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.
Have the Last Word on Proverbs Worksheet #3 - 1. As fit as a fiddle. 2. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 3. Beggars can't be choosers. 4. Better late than never. 5. Don't put too many irons in the fire. 6. Birds of a feather flock together. 7. Bite the bullet. 8. Break the ice. 9. Cat got your tongue. 10. Curiosity killed the cat. 11. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. 12. Don’t blow your own trumpet. 13. Fortune favors the bold. 14. When it rains, it pours. 15. There's no such thing as a free lunch. 16. Don;t judge a book by its cover. 17. Actions speak louder than words. 18. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. 19. As cool as a cucumber. 20. Show your true colors. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.
Have the Last Word on Proverbs Worksheet #4 - 1. Like two peas in a pod. 2. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. 3. Every cloud has a silver lining. 4. First come, first served. 5. Give credit where credit is due. 6. Good things come to those who wait. 7. His eyes are bigger than his stomach. 8. Honesty is the best policy. 9. A woman's work is never done. 10. Say what you mean and mean what you say. 11. Hope for the best but prepare for the worst. 12. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. 13. The course of true love never runs smooth. 14. If you play with fire, you'll get burned. 15. It's no use crying over spilt milk. 16. Jack of all trades, master of none. 17. Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. 18. Knowledge is power. 19. Let sleeping dogs lie. 20. Like father, like son. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.
Have the Last Word on Proverbs Worksheet #5 - 1. Marry in haste, repent at leisure. 2. Never say never. 3. No man is an island. 4. One man's trash is another man's treasure. 5. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. 6. Practice makes perfect. 7. You made your bed, now lie in it. 8. As cold as ice. 9. There's no time like the present. 10. Practice what you preach. 11. Rule of thumb. 12. Saved by the bell. 13. The early bird catches the worm. 14. Spill the beans. 15. The pen is mightier than the sword. 16. To add insult to injury. 17. Two heads are better than one. 18. Silence is golden. 19. Don't bite the hand that feeds you. 20. Two wrongs don't make a right. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.