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Grade 5 - English Language
4.2 Idioms and Sayings

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. When you use idioms and sayings, your writing becomes more interesting and often easier to understand.

Directions: Read the situation described in the question, and select the idiom/saying that you can use to explain the situation. Also, write at least five more examples of idioms and sayings.

Q 1: He is an enemy pretending to be a friend.
He is a wolf in sheep's clothing.
He is a scapegoat.
He is bullheaded.

Q 2: Nonsense!
You chicken!
I could eat a horse.

Q 3: He is an innocent person who gets blamed.
He is a bull in a china shop.
He is a chicken.
He is a scapegoat.

Q 4: Stop acting superior.
You are a one-trick pony.
You are as stubborn as a mule.
Get off your high horse.

Q 5: She is the most important person in a small place.
She is a dead duck.
She is a big fish in a small pond.
She took to it like a duck takes to water.

Q 6: to give a false warning
to pig out
to cry wolf
to crow about it

Q 7: I am in trouble.
I could eat a horse.
I am a silly goose.
My goose is cooked.

Q 8: Don't destroy the source of your good fortune.
You can't unscramble the eggs.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
Don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.

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