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Grade 5 - English Language
3.12 Animal Sayings - 3

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: I smell a rat.
I suspect trouble.
Your room is dirty.
I think everything is fine.

Q 2: When pigs fly!
It will never happen.
Be brave.
I believe you.

Q 3: You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are trying to do everything at once.
You are doing things in the wrong order.
You are too slow.

Q 4: Don't be a pighead.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.
Don't dirty your head.
Don't over eat.

Q 5: to pig out
the pigs have escaped
to eat a lot
to go out for dinner

Q 6: That is chicken feed.
That is a lot of food for a small bird.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!
That is a small amount of money.

Q 7: You are locking the barn door after the horse has been stolen.
You are very careful.
You are taking precautions after it is too late.
You don't need to be careful.

Q 8: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Don't open your gifts till your guests leave.
Don't criticize a present you have received.
Always return your gifts.

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