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

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Animal Idioms
Category: Animals
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melanilopez Offline 5 weeks 4 days ago

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

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melanilopez Offline 14 weeks 3 days ago

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Mafer Sanchez Offline 15 weeks 2 days ago

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luisa basante Offline 19 weeks 3 days ago

i ,like the wolf :3 (3

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Ana Sotelo Offline 29 weeks 1 day ago

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laurazoe rueda Offline 34 weeks 18 hours ago

MY FAVORITE IS THE ANIMALS

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faddirfelizzola Offline 36 weeks 1 day ago

KINDA GREAT!

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Chiara Masciantonio Offline 38 weeks 5 days ago

I'm a scaredy cat

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Ana Sotelo Offline 40 weeks 1 day ago

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Alexander Plascencia Offline 1 year 3 days ago

Staggering and amazing, very cool!!

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Percy Israel Offline 1 year 2 weeks ago

I like it !

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angiesalome961 Offline 1 year 14 weeks ago

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Арпинэ Сукиассян Offline 1 year 14 weeks ago

such an interesting information
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luisafernanadas... Offline 1 year 14 weeks ago

me enantan los animales

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Amazing photos!

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Moreira Torres ... Offline 1 year 15 weeks ago

lol animal idioms

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tony loor Offline 1 year 15 weeks ago

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7b-ivonne olaya Offline 1 year 16 weeks ago

I loves the animals

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Natiional Geographic Offline 1 year 17 weeks ago

very useful informations

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daria bugulova Offline 1 year 19 weeks ago

they are very very funny!I like animals

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Brandon Medina Offline 1 year 20 weeks ago

i like it

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April Lya Junior Offline 1 year 20 weeks ago

which your expression?
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Brenda Godoy Paucar Offline 1 year 20 weeks ago

are beautiful

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Asma Shaikh Offline 1 year 20 weeks ago

i like this concept very much ...!!

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tomasposadasuarez Offline 1 year 22 weeks ago

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Reda Barsoum Offline 1 year 22 weeks ago

great photo vocabs

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Margie Rozam Offline 1 year 23 weeks ago

animals never!!!

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8b-laura ferreira Offline 1 year 24 weeks ago

i love animals

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juanitasarmient... Offline 1 year 25 weeks ago

great pics

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11AACEROC Offline 1 year 26 weeks ago

i love animals

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8c-larissa Offline 1 year 25 weeks ago

i love animals

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Dlovan Kurdi Offline 1 year 29 weeks ago

good animals\

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Ana B Offline 1 year 31 weeks ago

cute animals

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juanfelipeleon Offline 1 year 31 weeks ago

Nice images

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Junia Gomes Offline 1 year 31 weeks ago

This expressions are using always our day.