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

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

Q 3: You are letting the fox guard the henhouse.
Security guards should be strong and brave.
You are putting the wrong person in charge.
Hens don't need a guard for their house!

Q 4: You are the guinea pig.
You are not pretty.
You eat too much.
You are the first to try it.

Q 5: 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.

Q 6: Stop crowing about it.
Stop complaining about it.
Stop bragging about it.
Stop getting angry and mad for no reason.

Q 7: The chickens have come home to roost.
They are cowardly like chicken.
We are having chicken for dinner today.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.

Q 8: Chicken scratch
bad handwriting
Chicken fingers
beautiful handwriting

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