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Презентация "Animal Idioms" 8 класс


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  • Animal
  • Idioms

  • As busy as a bee
  • Someone who is very busy. “The principal was as busy as a bee”

  • As blind as a bat
  • Someone who is not aware of what is going on in front of them. Not paying attention.
  • “If you thought that painting was nice, you must be as blind as a bat”

  • It's raining cats and dogs
  • Raining very heavily.
  • “It has been raining cats and dogs all day!”

  • A frog in your throat
  • Your voice is not clear.
  • “I can’t hear you – have you a frog in your throat?”

  • When pigs fly
  • A way to joke about something you think will never happen.
  • “Will you actually finish your homework on time David?”
  • “Yes, sure, when pigs fly!”

  • Ants in your pants
  • Someone impatient who cannot keep still.
  • “Sit down Jonny and keep still! You must have ants in your pants!”

  • Fishing for compliments
  • Inviting people to give you a compliment.
  • “Oh my new hair is SO ugly!”
  • “Are you fishing for compliments? Because your hair is lovely!”

  • Pull the wool over your eyes
  • To cheat or deceive someone.
  • “You can’t pull the wool over my eyes – I know that you already have a girlfriend”

  • A little bird told me...
  • Tracy has a new boyfriend!
  • To gossip.
  • “A little bird told me that you are going to get a new job!”

  • Gone bananas
  • To go crazy.
  • “I took some of his chocolate, and he went bananas!”

  • Apple of your/my eye
  • Someone you love more than anyone else.
  • “My wife is the apple of my eye.”

  • To chicken out
  • Bye bye!
  • To quit something at the last moment.
  • “I should be on the TV quiz show today but I chickened out!”

  • Copy cat
  • Someone who copies.
  • “Do your own homework – don’t be a copy cat!”

  • Dark horse
  • Someone you cannot trust.
  • “He told me our tickets were $100, but I think they cost less – he’s a dark horse.”

  • In the dog house
  • Someone who has been bad or is being punished.
  • “My sister is in the dog house as my mother caught her stealing.”

  • To pig out
  • To eat a lot in one go.
  • “Let’s pig out on pizza!”

  • To smell a rat
  • You can sense/believe something is not right.
  • “The teacher could smell a rat so asked the student if their parents helped with their homework.”

  • Cat got your tongue
  • Someone who won’t speak up or answer questions.
  • “Why won’t you tell me who took my chocolate? Cat got your tongue?”