Animal idioms 1

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Animal idioms 1

  1. 1. ANIMAL IDIOMS
  2. 2. There are times when you must decide and take the bull by the horns.  (a) make the right decision (b) make the wrong decision (c) make a bold decision (d) make a final decision  LETTER C  This means make a decision in a difficult situation without any hesitation. 'Taking the bull by the horns' suggests that you are not only making a decision but also doing so in a brave / bold way.
  3. 3. No-one ever mentions him because he's regarded as the black sheep of the family.  (a) the one with a sense of humour (b) the one with a bad reputation (c) the one who is always late (d) the one who never washes  LETTER B Said of someone who has done something bad which brings shame to their family
  4. 4. You shouldn't sign there. I think he's about to make a monkey out of you.  (a) make a fool of you (b) make you lose money (c) make you feel stupid (d) make you lose interest  LETTER A / C  This means to trick someone or make them appear stupid in some way.
  5. 5. It's a lovely house and very big but nobody uses it so it's a bit of a white elephant.  (a) something very beautiful and useful (b) something very big and useful (c) something very cheap and useless (d) something very expensive and useless  LETTER D
  6. 6. I get very irritated sometimes because they're always up with the lark and I like to lie in.  (a) up very easily (b) up very early (c) up very often (d) up very noisily  LETTER B  Lark = skylark: a small brown bird which is known for its beautiful singing  OR Lark= sthg slightly bad done for a joke but without intending to do serious harm: The kids hid their teacher's bike for a lark.
  7. 7. I would advise you to do that, moreover you'll kill two birds with one stone.  (a) get things done twice (b) get something done two times (c) get two things done at the same time (d) get two things done twice  LETTER C

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