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Grade 5 - English Language
3.11 Animal Sayings - 2

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: The chickens have come home to roost.
We are having chicken for dinner today.
They are cowardly like chicken.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.

Q 2: Chicken scratch
bad handwriting
beautiful handwriting
Chicken fingers

Q 3: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Cats have nine lives.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.
Don't tell the secret.

Q 4: You are the guinea pig.
You are not pretty.
You are the first to try it.
You eat too much.

Q 5: You are letting the fox guard the henhouse.
You are putting the wrong person in charge.
Hens don't need a guard for their house!
Security guards should be strong and brave.

Q 6: Let's talk turkey.
Let us discuss business.
It is Thanksgiving time!
Turkey is better than chicken.

Q 7: He is a copycat.
He is cunning and manipulative.
Someone who imitates others.
He is funny and lovable.

Q 8: It is like tail wagging the dog.
A small part is controlling the whole thing.
A big part is controlling a small part.
A dog that wags its tails is a friendly dog.

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