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

Q 2: It is like tail wagging the dog.
A big part is controlling a small part.
A small part is controlling the whole thing.
A dog that wags its tails is a friendly dog.

Q 3: You are the guinea pig.
You are not pretty.
You are the first to try it.
You eat too much.

Q 4: I'm walking on eggs.
I am being careful not to offend someone.
My kitchen is messy.
I am working out to loose weight.

Q 5: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.
Cats have nine lives.
Don't tell the secret.

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

Q 7: Stop crowing about it.
Stop complaining about it.
Stop bragging about it.
Stop getting angry and mad for no reason.

Q 8: He is a copycat.
He is cunning and manipulative.
Someone who imitates others.
He is funny and lovable.

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