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    Talking Re: Animal idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by englishstudent View Post
    "It's a dog eat dog world."

    Meaning: It is a ruthlessly competitive world.



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    Smile Re: Animal idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi again,

    "a horse af another colour" this idiom is synonymous with "another pair of shoes" and there meaning " quite a different matter"

    eg. You should have told be that it is about your brother and not about your step mother! That's a horse of another colour.

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    Could you give me another example, please?

    Thanks in advance

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    Smile Re: Animal idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    again,

    "as snug as a bug in a rug" = safe, confortable

    Have a nice day!
    Could you give me an example, please?


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    Smile Re: Animal idioms

    till the cows come home

    Meaning: for a very long time
    dogged determination

    Meaning: Stubbornly or tenaciously persevere
    Mad as a box of frogs

    chaotic, mentally unstable
    What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander - everyone should be treated the same way
    Could you give me examples for these idioms?

    Thanks in advance

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    Last edited by RonBee; 03-Sep-2007 at 03:22. Reason: fix quote

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    Smile Re: Animal idioms

    Test your level with Road To Grammar - Your Road to Better Grammar
    Choose animal idioms

    I hope you like it,guys


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    #97

    Re: Animal idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    when pigs fly/pigs might fly= used when you don't believe sth will ever happen


    eg. You might get into the football team if you practise hard. Yes, and pigs might fly!

    when pigs fly:

    Madox

    Hi!

    I can say that pig`s already flown for me! I`ve got a car!!

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    Hi!

    I can say that pig`s already flown for me! I`ve got a car!!
    Congratulations!!!!!

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    Congratulations!!!!!
    Thank you Veron. I like your replies on this post, as well!

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    Re: Animal idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Veron1 View Post
    Test your level with Road To Grammar - Your Road to Better Grammar
    Choose animal idioms

    I hope you like it,guys


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    Very good, indeed. I like it!

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