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Grade 5 - English Language
4.4 Idioms and Sayings - 3

Directions: Read the situation described in each question, and select the idiom/saying that can be used to explain the situation. As a homework, read a book and find examples of idioms.
Q 1: Don't exaggerate a problem.
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
Don't bug me.
Don't be a chicken.

Q 2: I like to stay up late.
I am a night owl.
I could eat a horse.
I am as free as a bird.

Q 3: I feel nervous.
I have a feather in my cap.
I have butterflies in my stomach.
I have a frog in my throat.

Q 4: You will get what you want by being nice, not by being mean.
You will catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
You are putting the cart before the horse.
Monkey see, monkey do.

Q 5: Don't lose what you have by trying to get even more.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

Q 6: She eats very little.
She eats like a pig.
She could eat a horse.
She eats like a bird.

Q 7: Start before others do for the best chance of success.
The early bird catches the worm.
Get your ducks in a row.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Q 8: You are bringing up a problem that will lead to more problems!
You are opening a can of worms!
You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are catching the bull by its horns!

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