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Grade 5 - English Language
3.11 Animal Sayings - 2

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: The chickens have come home to roost.
We are having chicken for dinner today.
They are cowardly like chicken.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.

Q 2: He is a copycat.
He is funny and lovable.
He is cunning and manipulative.
Someone who imitates others.

Q 3: I'm walking on eggs.
My kitchen is messy.
I am working out to loose weight.
I am being careful not to offend someone.

Q 4: It is like tail wagging the dog.
A small part is controlling the whole thing.
A big part is controlling a small part.
A dog that wags its tails is a friendly dog.

Q 5: Stop crowing about it.
Stop complaining about it.
Stop bragging about it.
Stop getting angry and mad for no reason.

Q 6: You are the guinea pig.
You eat too much.
You are the first to try it.
You are not pretty.

Q 7: Chicken scratch
beautiful handwriting
bad handwriting
Chicken fingers

Q 8: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Don't tell the secret.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.
Cats have nine lives.

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