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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.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.
They are cowardly like chicken.

Q 2: You are the guinea pig.
You are the first to try it.
You are not pretty.
You eat too much.

Q 3: You are letting the fox guard the henhouse.
Hens don't need a guard for their house!
Security guards should be strong and brave.
You are putting the wrong person in charge.

Q 4: Stop crowing about it.
Stop getting angry and mad for no reason.
Stop bragging about it.
Stop complaining about it.

Q 5: Chicken scratch
bad handwriting
beautiful handwriting
Chicken fingers

Q 6: He is a copycat.
He is cunning and manipulative.
He is funny and lovable.
Someone who imitates others.

Q 7: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
Cats have nine lives.
Don't tell the secret.
Don't let your cat stray out of your home.

Q 8: I'm walking on eggs.
I am being careful not to offend someone.
My kitchen is messy.
I am working out to loose weight.

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