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

Q 2: I feel nervous.
I have a feather in my cap.
I have a frog in my throat.
I have butterflies in my stomach.

Q 3: You will get what you want by being nice, not by being mean.
You are putting the cart before the horse.
You will catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
Monkey see, monkey do.

Q 4: I like to stay up late.
I could eat a horse.
I am as free as a bird.
I am a night owl.

Q 5: Start before others do for the best chance of success.
Get your ducks in a row.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
The early bird catches the worm.

Q 6: If you spend time with bad people, you will get hurt.
I could eat a whale!
If you swim with the sharks, you will get bitten.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

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

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

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