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Proverbs for ESL/EFL learners: Friends

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A friend in need is a friend indeed.

A hedge between keeps friendship green.

All are not friends that speak us fair.

Better an open enemy than a false friend.

Books and friends should be few but good.

Choose an author as you choose a friend.

False friends are worse than open enemies.

Friends are thieves of time.

He that has a full purse never wanted a friend.

It is easier to visit your friends than to live with them.

Old friends and old wine are best.

Prosperity makes friends, and adversity tries them.

The friend that can be bought is not worth having.

Too many friends spoil the dinner.

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