21 October 2011

5 animal idioms




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Idiom Meaning Example
as blind as a bat if you can't see anything at all, you're as blind as a bat. "He's as blind as a bat, and can't see more than a metre ahead."
bear market a period when investors are pessimistic and expect financial losses "This bear market won't last. Business will pick up soon."
to cry wolf to raise a false alarm, to warn of danger that is not there "Don't listen to her. She's just crying wolf again."
dog-eat-dog ready to fight and hurt others in order to get what one wants "It's a dog-eat-dog world, son, the father said. Be careful."
fishy strange and suspicious "I knew sth was fishy when I saw the windows to my flat open."
low-hanging fruit things that are easy to obtain or achieve "In order to succeed, we need to first get the low-hanging fruit."





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  1. marché à la baisse


  2. crier au loup


  3. louche, douteux


  4. être au plus bas


  5. l'égoisme à l'absolu


  6. une chauve-souris



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Rethabile Masilo

OK, I'm done with these idioms. I'm forwarding them to someone else.

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