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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #115690: Idioms with farm animals
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    Idioms with farm animals


    Calf  love  :   a very  short-lasting   affection  for someone  of  the opposite  sex 

    Sheep's   eyes  ( to  make ) : to cast  seductive looks  usually   from  a  girl  who wants  to  attract  a man 

    Pig in a poke  (to  buy) :  to buy  something  without knowing  its  real value

    The  bull's-eye ( to hit) :   to  be absolutely  right   

    From  the  horse' s mouth  ( hear) :   to learn  from  the most  competent  person in the  field

    The  cock  in the  henhouse :  the only  male  in  a  group of  women

    Hen  party  : a  social  gathering  for women  only  in order  to celebrate  a  birthday or  a  bride-to-be

    On  one's  goat (to get ) :  to really  annoy  someone

    A  mare's  nest  : something   which seems  exceptional  at first  but  turns out to be  confusing or disappointing

    Bee  in  one's  bonnet  ( to  have)  : to  have an  obsessive  thought

    Goose  flesh ( to  get) : to get  bumps  on one's  skin owing to cold or fear

    No  spring  chicken (to  be) :   to be no longer young

     



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