Animal Idioms

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Category: Animals

Man has always been fascinated by the very different qualities of the animals around him and in the wild, so it's natural that human language evolved incorporating idioms based on them. Here are some of the best-known and most-used ones in English.

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16 Expressions in this Photo Vocab
barking up the wrong tree
black sheep
card shark
crocodile tears
dog day afternoon
fishy
free as a bird
go ape
like a fish out of water
lone wolf
puppy love
scaredy cat
slippery as a snake
sly as a fox
strong as an ox
worker bee

Coaching

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Animal Idioms
Category: Animals
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KAREN VARELA 7A Offline 17 weeks 6 hours ago

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yumna sibai Offline 29 weeks 5 days ago

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Desempeño Ruiz Offline 42 weeks 4 days ago

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melanilopez Offline 45 weeks 1 day ago

I like to much the animals and this game is more exelent for me

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is very cool

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luisa basante Offline 1 year 6 weeks ago

i ,like the wolf :3 (3

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well

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MinyDerry Offline 1 year 6 weeks ago

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laurazoe rueda Offline 1 year 21 weeks ago

MY FAVORITE IS THE ANIMALS

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Alexander Plascencia Offline 1 year 40 weeks ago

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Percy Israel Offline 1 year 42 weeks ago

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Арпинэ Сукиассян Offline 2 years 1 week ago

such an interesting information
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luisafernanadas... Offline 2 years 2 weeks ago

me enantan los animales

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Jéssica Novato Offline 2 years 2 weeks ago

Amazing photos!

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Moreira Torres ... Offline 2 years 2 weeks ago

lol animal idioms

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tony loor Offline 2 years 3 weeks ago

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7b-ivonne olaya Offline 2 years 4 weeks ago

I loves the animals

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Natiional Geographic Offline 2 years 5 weeks ago

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daria bugulova Offline 2 years 6 weeks ago

they are very very funny!I like animals

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Brandon Medina Offline 2 years 7 weeks ago

i like it

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April Lya Junior Offline 2 years 8 weeks ago

which your expression?
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Brenda Godoy Paucar Offline 2 years 8 weeks ago

are beautiful

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Asma Shaikh Offline 2 years 8 weeks ago

i like this concept very much ...!!

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tomasposadasuarez Offline 2 years 9 weeks ago

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Reda Barsoum Offline 2 years 9 weeks ago

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Margie Rozam Offline 2 years 10 weeks ago

animals never!!!

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8b-laura ferreira Offline 2 years 12 weeks ago

i love animals

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great pics

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11AACEROC Offline 2 years 14 weeks ago

i love animals

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8c-larissa Offline 2 years 12 weeks ago

i love animals

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Dlovan Kurdi Offline 2 years 17 weeks ago

good animals\

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Ana B Offline 2 years 18 weeks ago

cute animals

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juanfelipeleon Offline 2 years 18 weeks ago

Nice images

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Junia Gomes Offline 2 years 19 weeks ago

This expressions are using always our day.