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

Q 4: You are letting the fox guard the henhouse.
You are putting the wrong person in charge.
Security guards should be strong and brave.
Hens don't need a guard for their house!

Q 5: Chicken scratch
Chicken fingers
bad handwriting
beautiful handwriting

Q 6: You are the guinea pig.
You are not pretty.
You are the first to try it.
You eat too much.

Q 7: The chickens have come home to roost.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.
We are having chicken for dinner today.
They are cowardly like chicken.

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

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