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

Q 2: Hogwash!
Marvelous!
Nonsense!
Clean and spotless

Q 3: When pigs fly!
It will never happen.
Be brave.
I believe you.

Q 4: That is chicken feed.
That is a small amount of money.
That is a lot of food for a small bird.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!

Q 5: You are hogging it!
You are sharing it.
You are a good team player.
You are being greedy.

Q 6: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Always return your gifts.
Don't open your gifts till your guests leave.
Don't criticize a present you have received.

Q 7: 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 8: 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.

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