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

Q 2: That is an achievement you can be proud of.
That is a feather in your cap.
You have a frog in your throat.
It is a dinosaur.

Q 3: She eats very little.
She eats like a pig.
She could eat a horse.
She eats like a bird.

Q 4: If you spend time with bad people, you will get hurt.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
I could eat a whale!
If you swim with the sharks, you will get bitten.

Q 5: 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 6: I like to stay up late.
I am a night owl.
I am as free as a bird.
I could eat a horse.

Q 7: 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 8: Don't exaggerate a problem.
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
Don't bug me.
Don't be a chicken.

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