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

Q 2: I like to stay up late.
I am a night owl.
I could eat a horse.
I am as free as a bird.

Q 3: She eats very little.
She eats like a bird.
She could eat a horse.
She eats like a pig.

Q 4: You will get what you want by being nice, not by being mean.
You will catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
You are putting the cart before the horse.
Monkey see, monkey do.

Q 5: That is an achievement you can be proud of.
That is a feather in your cap.
It is a dinosaur.
You have a frog in your throat.

Q 6: Don't exaggerate a problem.
Don't bug me.
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
Don't be a chicken.

Q 7: 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 8: Start before others do for the best chance of success.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
The early bird catches the worm.
Get your ducks in a row.

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