ANIMAL IDIOMS
Pig-headed Not taking advice, stubborn
A bookworm Someone who reads a lot
Making almost no noise, being shyand not talking much
As blind as a batNot able to see well because of      very bad eyesight
chickenAfraid, scared
To talkturkeyTo talk openlyand directly
A copycatA person who wants to do the same thing as other people
An early bird     The first person to besomewhere, a person who gets out          of bed early
To work like a dogTo work very hard
Let sleeping dogs lieYou shouldn’t disturb a situation as it     would result in trouble and            complications
To eat a lot
Let the cat out of the bag Disclose a secret
A fish out of waterSomeone who is in a situation they        are unsuited to
Hold your horses Hold on, be patient
Kill two birds with one stoneAchieve two objectives with a        single effort
Smell a ratTo knowinstinctivelythatsomething iswrong or thatsomeone islying to you.
Take the bull by the horns  To tackle a problem directly,without worrying about the risks            involved.
Like a bull in a china shopBehaving clumsily when youshould be careful
A cock and bull storyA lie someone tells that is completely unbelievable
Packed like sardinesWhen a place is very crowded,   without enough space
The                   black                   sheepSomeone who does not fit into agroup or family because theirbehaviour i...
Straight from the horse’smouthFrom the highest authority,the best source of information
THE END  Holmiwood Productions!
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Animal idioms

  1. 1. ANIMAL IDIOMS
  2. 2. Pig-headed Not taking advice, stubborn
  3. 3. A bookworm Someone who reads a lot
  4. 4. Making almost no noise, being shyand not talking much
  5. 5. As blind as a batNot able to see well because of very bad eyesight
  6. 6. chickenAfraid, scared
  7. 7. To talkturkeyTo talk openlyand directly
  8. 8. A copycatA person who wants to do the same thing as other people
  9. 9. An early bird The first person to besomewhere, a person who gets out of bed early
  10. 10. To work like a dogTo work very hard
  11. 11. Let sleeping dogs lieYou shouldn’t disturb a situation as it would result in trouble and complications
  12. 12. To eat a lot
  13. 13. Let the cat out of the bag Disclose a secret
  14. 14. A fish out of waterSomeone who is in a situation they are unsuited to
  15. 15. Hold your horses Hold on, be patient
  16. 16. Kill two birds with one stoneAchieve two objectives with a single effort
  17. 17. Smell a ratTo knowinstinctivelythatsomething iswrong or thatsomeone islying to you.
  18. 18. Take the bull by the horns To tackle a problem directly,without worrying about the risks involved.
  19. 19. Like a bull in a china shopBehaving clumsily when youshould be careful
  20. 20. A cock and bull storyA lie someone tells that is completely unbelievable
  21. 21. Packed like sardinesWhen a place is very crowded, without enough space
  22. 22. The black sheepSomeone who does not fit into agroup or family because theirbehaviour is not good enough
  23. 23. Straight from the horse’smouthFrom the highest authority,the best source of information
  24. 24. THE END Holmiwood Productions!

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