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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.
You did something wrong, and now it has caught up with you.
They are cowardly like chicken.
We are having chicken for dinner today.

Q 2: Chicken scratch
Chicken fingers
beautiful handwriting
bad handwriting

Q 3: He is a copycat.
He is funny and lovable.
He is cunning and manipulative.
Someone who imitates others.

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

Q 5: You are the guinea pig.
You are the first to try it.
You eat too much.
You are not pretty.

Q 6: 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.

Q 7: Let's talk turkey.
Turkey is better than chicken.
It is Thanksgiving time!
Let us discuss business.

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

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