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

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

Q 3: I smell a rat.
I think everything is fine.
Your room is dirty.
I suspect trouble.

Q 4: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Always return your gifts.
Don't criticize a present you have received.
Don't open your gifts till your guests leave.

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

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

Q 8: That is chicken feed.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!
That is a lot of food for a small bird.
That is a small amount of money.

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