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

Q 2: Chicken scratch
beautiful handwriting
bad handwriting
Chicken fingers

Q 3: It is like tail wagging the dog.
A big part is controlling a small part.
A small part is controlling the whole thing.
A dog that wags its tails is a friendly dog.

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

Q 5: I'm walking on eggs.
I am being careful not to offend someone.
My kitchen is messy.
I am working out to loose weight.

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

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