Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether Iím right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
His master therefore was tired of keeping him and began to think of putting an end to him; but the ass, who saw that some mischief was in the wind, took himself slyly off, and began his journey towards the great city.
in the wind = likely to occur; in the offing
After he had traveled a little way, he spied a dog lying by the roadside and panting as if he were tired.
spy = to catch sight of
Soon afterward, as they were passing by a farmyard, they saw a cock perched upon a gate, and screaming out with all his might and main.
with all his might and main = for all he is worth = with full blast
Thank you for your efforts.