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Grade 5 - English Language
3.10 Animal Sayings - 1

Idioms or sayings are phrases or sentences that do not exactly mean what the words say. Because of popular usage, they have special meanings understandable only to the people of that culture and region. Often people use sayings that compare people to animals. In this chapter, you will learn about animal sayings commonly used in (American) English language.

Directions: Read the animal saying given in the question, and select the meaning that is most appropriate.

Q 1: I've been working like a dog.
I've been working very hard.
I've been lazy and bored.
I like to train my dog to do tricks.

Q 2: You're chasing your own tail.
You are working hard but not achieving anything.
You should chase somebody else's tail!
Tie up your pony tail so that you look pretty.

Q 3: Do not bite the hand that feeds you.
Eat carefully, otherwise you might bite your hand.
Eat moderately and watch your weight.
Don't harm someone who helps you.

Q 4: doggie bag
a bag or a box of leftover food
a bag to carry a dog
old and torn bag

Q 5: What's the buzz?
What are people saying?
What are bees doing?
Where are the bees?

Q 6: You are barking up the wrong tree!
You have got the wrong idea.
You have cut down the wrong tree.
You see a dog barking at a tree.

Q 7: I'm in the doghouse.
I am feeding my dog
I'm in trouble
I am a dog

Q 8: Let sleeping dogs lie.
Leave old problems alone.
Eat only when you are hungry.
Dogs need a lot of sleep.

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