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    Question HELP! Want some idioms about "phoenix"and"peacock"

    HELP!
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    i want some idioms about "phoenix" and "peacock"
    or how you think about these two animals
    for instance,if someone is proud of himself,he is called peacock.
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    i should hand in this report this week
    (i'm a chinese student)
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    Thanks for your help!!!

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    Default Re: HELP! Want some idioms about "phoenix"and"peacock"

    Hello Sun

    The only idiom for "phoenix" that occurs to me is:

    1. ...a phoenix rising from the ashes...

    Good luck!

    MrP

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    Default Re: HELP! Want some idioms about "phoenix"and"peacock"

    The expression I have heard used is 'peacock pride'.
    In addition to Mr P's expression, we can say phoenix-like as a way of describing someone rising from seeming defeat.

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