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

Q 2: You are hogging it!
You are sharing it.
You are a good team player.
You are being greedy.

Q 3: Don't be a pighead.
Don't over eat.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.
Don't dirty your head.

Q 4: You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are too slow.
You are trying to do everything at once.
You are doing things in the wrong order.

Q 5: 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.

Q 6: I smell a rat.
I suspect trouble.
Your room is dirty.
I think everything is fine.

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

Q 8: When pigs fly!
Be brave.
It will never happen.
I believe you.

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