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

Q 2: I smell a rat.
I suspect trouble.
Your room is dirty.
I think everything is fine.

Q 3: You are hogging it!
You are a good team player.
You are sharing it.
You are being greedy.

Q 4: to pig out
to eat a lot
the pigs have escaped
to go out for dinner

Q 5: Don't be a pighead.
Don't be stupidly stubborn.
Don't dirty your head.
Don't over eat.

Q 6: Hogwash!
Clean and spotless

Q 7: That is chicken feed.
Feed your chicken before you feed on them!
That is a small amount of money.
That is a lot of food for a small bird.

Q 8: You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are too slow.
You are doing things in the wrong order.
You are trying to do everything at once.

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