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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #31: Idioms: animals (I)
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Animals | Idioms [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Animals (video) - Animals - Animals & insects - Animals and pictures - Animals - Vocabulary: animal noises/sounds - Wild animals - Birds II (Idioms)
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    Idioms: animals (I)


    IDIOM 1: 'to rain cats and dogs'
    -> EXAMPLE: It has been raining cats and dogs all day.

    IDIOM 2: 'dark horse'
    -> EXAMPLE: He was a dark horse in the race to be President until he gave some good speeches on TV.

    IDIOM 3: 'piggy bank'
    -> EXAMPLE: He has been putting money into his piggy bank to save for a bicycle.

    IDIOM 4: 'bull in a china shop'
    -> EXAMPLE: He is like a bull in a china shop so you should be careful if you invite him to your house for the weekend.

    IDIOM 5: 'to lead a dog's life'
    -> EXAMPLE: He has been leading a dog's life since he married the woman who everyone told him not to.

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    1. 'Take an umbrella and a raincoat! It's !'

    2. 'Thank you much. I'm going to put your banknote into my , because I would like to buy a DVD.'

    3. 'I don't like my life. I have a boring life. I'm at the moment. But don't worry, it will be much better next year.'

    4. 'My brother always says what he thinks, and some people don't want to talk to him anymore. I think that he should be more polite, and more careful when he speaks. He's sometimes like .'

    5. 'I don't understand how that guy has won the election. Nobody knew him. No meeting, no speech, no debate. He was really .'

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