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Grade 5 - English Language
3.10 Animal Sayings - 1

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: Do not bite the hand that feeds you.
Eat moderately and watch your weight.
Eat carefully, otherwise you might bite your hand.
Don't harm someone who helps you.

Q 2: You're chasing your own tail.
Tie up your pony tail so that you look pretty.
You should chase somebody else's tail!
You are working hard but not achieving anything.

Q 3: doggie bag
old and torn bag
a bag or a box of leftover food
a bag to carry a dog

Q 4: I'm in the doghouse.
I am feeding my dog
I am a dog
I'm in trouble

Q 5: It's a dog's life.
Dog's and humans are good friends.
Dog's life is good.
Life is difficult.

Q 6: What's the buzz?
What are people saying?
Where are the bees?
What are bees doing?

Q 7: I've been working like a dog.
I like to train my dog to do tricks.
I've been lazy and bored.
I've been working very hard.

Q 8: It's a dog-eat-dog world.
Some dogs eat other dogs.
It's a very competitive world.
People are cannibals.

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