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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.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.
We are having chicken for dinner today.
They are cowardly like chicken.

Q 2: It is like tail wagging the dog.
A small part is controlling the whole thing.
A dog that wags its tails is a friendly dog.
A big part is controlling a small part.

Q 3: Let's talk turkey.
Let us discuss business.
It is Thanksgiving time!
Turkey is better than chicken.

Q 4: Chicken scratch
Chicken fingers
bad handwriting
beautiful handwriting

Q 5: He is a copycat.
He is cunning and manipulative.
Someone who imitates others.
He is funny and lovable.

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

Q 7: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Cats have nine lives.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.
Don't tell the secret.

Q 8: I'm walking on eggs.
My kitchen is messy.
I am working out to loose weight.
I am being careful not to offend someone.

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