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English idioms with animals

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  • Q1
    What does the idiom 'let the cat out of the bag' mean?
    Play with a cat
    Hide something
    Reveal a secret
    Buy a new bag
    30s
  • Q2
    What does the idiom 'hold your horses' mean?
    Ride a horse
    Wait or be patient
    Feed a horse
    Calm down a horse
    30s
  • Q3
    What does the idiom 'a fish out of water' mean?
    Someone who loves fishing
    A fish that cannot swim
    A water shortage
    Someone who is uncomfortable in a particular situation
    30s
  • Q4
    What does the idiom 'straight from the horse's mouth' mean?
    Information from a reliable source
    Eating horse meat
    Taking a horseback ride
    Talking to a horse
    30s
  • Q5
    What does the idiom 'kill two birds with one stone' mean?
    Achieve two things at once
    Killing two animals at once
    Hunting birds with stones
    Skipping stones on water
    30s
  • Q6
    What does the idiom 'a wolf in sheep's clothing' mean?
    A wolf wearing sheep's clothing
    Sheep pretending to be a wolf
    A friendly wolf
    Someone who appears harmless but is actually dangerous
    30s
  • Q7
    What does the idiom 'barking up the wrong tree' mean?
    Barking at a tree
    Climbing a tree with a dog
    Planting trees
    Accusing or blaming the wrong person
    30s
  • Q8
    What does the idiom 'a bird's eye view' mean?
    A view from a bird's point of view
    A bird's nest
    A view of birds in flight
    A panoramic or comprehensive view
    30s
  • Q9
    What does the idiom 'to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs' mean?
    Preserving a source of income
    Hunting a goose for its golden eggs
    Finding a goose that lays golden eggs
    To destroy a valuable source of income
    30s
  • Q10
    What does the expression 'when pigs fly' mean?
    To feel uncomfortable or out of place
    Something that is highly unlikely or will never happen
    To go on a wild goose chase
    To be a fish out of water
    30s
  • Q11
    What does the expression 'monkey business' mean?
    To have a bee in your bonnet
    Being a fish out of water
    Mischievous or deceitful behavior
    To make a mountain out of a molehill
    30s
  • Q12
    What does the expression 'eager beaver' mean?
    Someone who knows the ropes
    Someone who has butterflies in their stomach
    Someone who is very enthusiastic or hardworking
    Someone who cries wolf
    30s
  • Q13
    What does the expression 'sly as a fox' mean?
    To feel uncomfortable or out of place
    To be cunning or clever
    To make a mountain out of a molehill
    To have a bee in your bonnet
    30s

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