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    as____as an owl

    my child's teacher asked to fill-up this blank, seeing this i'm blank what is the right answer
    the question is

    as__as an owl the blank to be filled with the right word,

    is this a phrase or an idiom?? and help me to complete this sentence


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    Re: as____as an owl

    Welcome to the forums.

    Owls are traditionally regarded as very wise.

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    Re: as____as an owl

    As blind as an owl, perhaps?

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    Re: as____as an owl

    Quote Originally Posted by kiran_doddabale View Post
    my child's teacher asked to fill-up this blank, seeing this i'm blank what is the right answer
    the question is

    as__as an owl the blank to be filled with the right word,

    is this a phrase or an idiom?? and help me to complete this sentence
    It's "As wise as an owl." there are many expressions of this type in English for example, "As blind as a bat." "As timid as a mouse." etc.

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    Re: as____as an owl

    You're right, Bhaisahab.

    Sorry, I´ve been reading Alan Blind Owl Wilson´s biography.

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