Morning chorus

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Adam Cruge

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May I use "morning chorus" to mean "morning daily activity" figuratively?
I wrote this sentence.
A one-horse town had already been busy with its morning chorus.
 

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Never heard the expression.
 

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I've never heard it used to describe a routine.

In Gil's example, I would think it referred to the noises/sounds of those activities.
 

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:up: There is, in Br English, the idiom 'dawn chorus'. It's the noise made by the birds at first light. I agree with Barb that a chorus is a sound rather than a routine. I'd go a bit further, and say that it's a sound made by several voices.

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Adam, is it possible that you actually meant "chore(s)" not "chorus" ?
 
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