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Grade 5 - English Language
4.4 Idioms and Sayings - 3

Directions: Read the situation described in each question, and select the idiom/saying that can be used to explain the situation. As a homework, read a book and find examples of idioms.
Q 1: If you spend time with bad people, you will get hurt.
If you swim with the sharks, you will get bitten.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
I could eat a whale!

Q 2: You will get what you want by being nice, not by being mean.
You are putting the cart before the horse.
You will catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
Monkey see, monkey do.

Q 3: Don't lose what you have by trying to get even more.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Q 4: That is an achievement you can be proud of.
You have a frog in your throat.
That is a feather in your cap.
It is a dinosaur.

Q 5: Start before others do for the best chance of success.
Get your ducks in a row.
The early bird catches the worm.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Q 6: You are bringing up a problem that will lead to more problems!
You are opening a can of worms!
You are catching the bull by its horns!
You are putting the cart before the horse.

Q 7: I like to stay up late.
I could eat a horse.
I am as free as a bird.
I am a night owl.

Q 8: She eats very little.
She could eat a horse.
She eats like a pig.
She eats like a bird.

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