Jamaican proverbs and sayings (part 2)

Posted on September 8, 2014

Jamaican proverbs and sayings (part 2)


People of different nationalities have developed certain expressions which they use to comment on situations, give advice or warning, without using the day-to-day speech of ordinary conversations. These expressions are of two types – Proverbs, which give advice and/or warning and Idioms. An idiom is an unusual way of stating an idea.

A few of these selected from those popularly used in Jamaica are listed below.




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