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Grade 5 - English Language
4.2 Idioms and Sayings

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. When you use idioms and sayings, your writing becomes more interesting and often easier to understand.

Directions: Read the situation described in the question, and select the idiom/saying that you can use to explain the situation. Also, write at least five more examples of idioms and sayings.

Q 1: I am in trouble.
I am a silly goose.
I could eat a horse.
My goose is cooked.

Q 2: He is an enemy pretending to be a friend.
He is bullheaded.
He is a scapegoat.
He is a wolf in sheep's clothing.

Q 3: Stop acting superior.
You are a one-trick pony.
Get off your high horse.
You are as stubborn as a mule.

Q 4: Be patient!
A bird in hand is worth two in bush.
Put on a dog and pony show.
Hold your horses!

Q 5: to give a false warning
to cry wolf
to crow about it
to pig out

Q 6: She is the most important person in a small place.
She is a big fish in a small pond.
She is a dead duck.
She took to it like a duck takes to water.

Q 7: Don't destroy the source of your good fortune.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
You can't unscramble the eggs.
Don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.

Q 8: He is an innocent person who gets blamed.
He is a chicken.
He is a scapegoat.
He is a bull in a china shop.

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