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

Q 2: It's a dog-eat-dog world.
People are cannibals.
Some dogs eat other dogs.
It's a very competitive world.

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

Q 4: Let sleeping dogs lie.
Eat only when you are hungry.
Dogs need a lot of sleep.
Leave old problems alone.

Q 5: Do not bite the hand that feeds you.
Eat moderately and watch your weight.
Don't harm someone who helps you.
Eat carefully, otherwise you might bite your hand.

Q 6: doggie bag
old and torn bag
a bag or a box of leftover food
a bag to carry a dog

Q 7: You're chasing your own tail.
You are working hard but not achieving anything.
Tie up your pony tail so that you look pretty.
You should chase somebody else's tail!

Q 8: I've been working like a dog.
I like to train my dog to do tricks.
I've been working very hard.
I've been lazy and bored.

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