ENGLISH IDIOMS: Insects & fish
IDIOM 1: 'big fish in a small pond'
-> MEANING: an important person in a small place
-> EXAMPLE: He wasn`t so important in New York but in Smallville he is a big fish in a small pond.
IDIOM 2: 'mad as a hornet'
-> MEANING: very angry, in a fighting mood
-> EXAMPLE: He was as mad as a hornet when he came to work this morning.
IDIOM 3: 'flea in one's ear'
-> MEANING: an idea or answer that is not welcome
-> EXAMPLE: I think that I put a flea in his ear when I told him about the computer problems.
IDIOM 4: 'world is one's oyster'
-> MEANING: one can get anything that one wants
-> EXAMPLE: When you graduate from university the world will be your oyster so don`t worry about the future.
IDIOM 5: 'ants in one's pants'
-> MEANING: nervous overactivity, restlessness
-> EXAMPLE: The teacher asked the little boy if he had ants in his pants when he kept moving around in his seat.