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Make hay while the sun shines

Meaning: If we want to make hay, we need sunny weather, so when the sun comes we should take the opportunity to make hay. Thus the proverb suggests that we should make good use of any opportunity while it lasts.

Note: hay (noun) = grass that has been cut and dried for feeding to farm animals

Quick Quiz:

If we should "make hay while the sun shines", we should buy the summer clothes we want
  1. during the summer sales
  2. after the summer sales
  3. after the shops close

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