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

Q 2: I feel nervous.
I have a feather in my cap.
I have butterflies in my stomach.
I have a frog in my throat.

Q 3: You are bringing up a problem that will lead to more problems!
You are putting the cart before the horse.
You are catching the bull by its horns!
You are opening a can of worms!

Q 4: Start before others do for the best chance of success.
The early bird catches the worm.
Get your ducks in a row.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Q 5: 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 6: She eats very little.
She could eat a horse.
She eats like a pig.
She eats like a bird.

Q 7: You will get what you want by being nice, not by being mean.
Monkey see, monkey do.
You are putting the cart before the horse.
You will catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Q 8: That is an achievement you can be proud of.
You have a frog in your throat.
It is a dinosaur.
That is a feather in your cap.

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