Animal Idioms and expressions

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There are a lot of animal idioms and expressions in English. It can be very confusing if you don’t know what they mean.

Imagine that you are listening to a conversation about a surprise birthday party, and someone says “don’t let the cat out of the bag”. What do you think they mean? If I didn’t know the expression, I’d be worried about the poor cat. But no, don’t worry! It means not to tell someone some information. Here, it means to keep the party a secret.

Let’s learn more common animals expressions and idioms.

These expressions don’t match their definitions. Try to put them in the correct order, and then try to use them in context.

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