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

Q 2: When pigs fly!
It will never happen.
I believe you.
Be brave.

Q 3: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Always return your gifts.
Don't open your gifts till your guests leave.
Don't criticize a present you have received.

Q 4: You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are doing things in the wrong order.
You are trying to do everything at once.
You are too slow.

Q 5: Don't be a pighead.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.
Don't over eat.
Don't dirty your head.

Q 6: Hogwash!
Clean and spotless

Q 7: That is chicken feed.
That is a small amount of money.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!
That is a lot of food for a small bird.

Q 8: to pig out
to go out for dinner
the pigs have escaped
to eat a lot

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