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Grade 5 - English Language
3.12 Animal Sayings - 3

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: When pigs fly!
I believe you.
It will never happen.
Be brave.

Q 2: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Don't criticize a present you have received.
Always return your gifts.
Don't open your gifts till your guests leave.

Q 3: Don't be a pighead.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.
Don't over eat.
Don't dirty your head.

Q 4: That is chicken feed.
That is a lot of food for a small bird.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!
That is a small amount of money.

Q 5: I smell a rat.
I suspect trouble.
I think everything is fine.
Your room is dirty.

Q 6: You are locking the barn door after the horse has been stolen.
You don't need to be careful.
You are taking precautions after it is too late.
You are very careful.

Q 7: to pig out
to eat a lot
to go out for dinner
the pigs have escaped

Q 8: You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are doing things in the wrong order.
You are too slow.
You are trying to do everything at once.

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