Printable Handout: Idioms- Animals

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Q1 - The shortest distance between two places is measured 'as the crow flies'.
True False
Q2 - If you're nervous before doing something important, you have butterflies in your chest.
True False
Q3 - If you ruin someone's plans, you cook their ____.
chicken
duck
goose
turkey
Q4 - If you get information directly from the person responsible or involved, you get it from the pig's mouth.
True False
Q5 - If you do something to its limits, you go the whole ____.
boar
hog
pig
sow
Q6 - The biggest part of something being divided is the lion's share.
True False
Q7 - If you sense that something is wrong or suspicious, you smell a ____.
mouse
rat
Q8 - If you talk the hind legs off a donkey, you talk plainly and honestly.
True False
Q9 - Someone who works and functions well late at night is a night ____.
eagle
owl
swallow
gull
Q10 - Someone or something that looks strong but is actually weak is a paper ____.
leopard
lion
panther
tiger

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