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

Q 2: to pig out
to go out for dinner
the pigs have escaped
to eat a lot

Q 3: When pigs fly!
Be brave.
It will never happen.
I believe you.

Q 4: Don't be a pighead.
Don't over eat.
Don't dirty your head.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.

Q 5: You are locking the barn door after the horse has been stolen.
You are very careful.
You are taking precautions after it is too late.
You don't need to be careful.

Q 6: You are hogging it!
You are being greedy.
You are sharing it.
You are a good team player.

Q 7: 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 8: Hogwash!
Nonsense!
Clean and spotless
Marvelous!

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