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Idioms

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ANIMALS

If something is the bee's knees, it's outstanding or the A little bird told me best in its class. If someone doesn't want to say Beeline for where they got some If you make a beeline for a information from, they can say place, you head there directly. that a little bird told them. Bend someone's ear Albatross around your neck To bend someone's ear is to An albatross around, or round, talk to someone about your neck is a problem resulting something for a long-enough from something you did that period that it becomes stops you from being tiresome for the listener. successful. Between you and me and the cat's All bark and no bite whiskers When someone talks tough but This idiom is used when telling really isn't, they are all bark and someone something that you no bite. want them to keep secret. Angry as a bear Big fish If someone is as angry as a An important person in a bear, they are very angry. company or an organisation is ('Angry as a bear with a sore a big fish. foot' is also used.) Big fish in a small pond Angry as a bull A big fish in a small pond is an If someone is as angry as a bull, important person in a small they are very angry. place or organisation. Ants in your pants Bigger fish to fry If someone has ants in their If you aren't interested in pants, they are agitated or something because it isn't excited about something and important to you and there are can't keep still. more important things for you As mad as a wrongly shot hog to do, you have bigger fish to (USA) fry. Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush If someone is as mad as a wrongly 'A bird in the hand is worth two shot hog, they are very angry. (Same in the bush' is a proverb as, Angry as a bear or Angry as a meaning that it is better to bull). have something that is certain As the crow flies than take a risk to get more, This idiom is used to describe where you might lose the shortest possible distance everything. between two places. Bird's eye view At a snail's pace If you...

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