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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.
I am working out to loose weight.
I am being careful not to offend someone.
My kitchen is messy.

Q 2: Stop crowing about it.
Stop getting angry and mad for no reason.
Stop bragging about it.
Stop complaining about it.

Q 3: Chicken scratch
Chicken fingers
bad handwriting
beautiful handwriting

Q 4: He is a copycat.
He is cunning and manipulative.
He is funny and lovable.
Someone who imitates others.

Q 5: You are letting the fox guard the henhouse.
Hens don't need a guard for their house!
Security guards should be strong and brave.
You are putting the wrong person in charge.

Q 6: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Don't tell the secret.
Cats have nine lives.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.

Q 7: You are the guinea pig.
You eat too much.
You are the first to try it.
You are not pretty.

Q 8: Let's talk turkey.
Turkey is better than chicken.
It is Thanksgiving time!
Let us discuss business.

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