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

Q 2: What's the buzz?
What are people saying?
What are bees doing?
Where are the bees?

Q 3: You are barking up the wrong tree!
You see a dog barking at a tree.
You have cut down the wrong tree.
You have got the wrong idea.

Q 4: doggie bag
a bag or a box of leftover food
old and torn bag
a bag to carry a dog

Q 5: It's a dog-eat-dog world.
It's a very competitive world.
Some dogs eat other dogs.
People are cannibals.

Q 6: I've been working like a dog.
I've been working very hard.
I like to train my dog to do tricks.
I've been lazy and bored.

Q 7: It's a dog's life.
Life is difficult.
Dog's life is good.
Dog's and humans are good friends.

Q 8: Do not bite the hand that feeds you.
Eat carefully, otherwise you might bite your hand.
Don't harm someone who helps you.
Eat moderately and watch your weight.

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