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01 Sep

Fine Tune Your English: Section H Animal Idioms

Fine Tune Your English

SECTION H

IDIOMATIC LANGUAGE

 

ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS

 

It was raining cats and dogs: - To rain heavily

 Swan song: - last thing

Bee in his bonnet: - obsessed with something and talk about it constantly

A sails pace: - very slowly

Play ducks and drakes: - spend money carelessly                                                 

Putting the horse before the cart: - argue illogically

Cock and bull story: - wildly improbable story

Goose is cooked: - made sure he would fail

Turning tail: - running away

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes Courtesy:

Department of English, John Paul Memorial College of Arts and Science, Labbakkada, Idukki

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