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Idioms . Idioms with Animals(Bull). to take the bull by the horns = face a difficulty boldly like a bull in a china shop = a rough and clumsy person like a red tag to a bull = likely to cause anger

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idioms with animals bull
Idioms with Animals(Bull)
  • to take the bull by the horns = face a difficulty boldly
  • like a bull in a china shop = a rough and clumsy person
  • like a red tag to a bull = likely to cause anger
  • a cock and bull story = an absurd and improbable story, used as an excuse or explanation
  • A-This is a difficult situation, be we will have to___________________________
  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3.
  • like a red tag to a bull.
  • take the bull by the horns.
  • a cock and bull story

B- Yes, exactly because the car is rubbish and I went round to his garage like a bull in a china shop in the show room.




knocking everything over

running up to him

hitting everybody

schools idioms
Schools Idioms
  • "the teacher\'s pet" -> MEANING: the teacher\'s favorite student-> EXAMPLE: My sister was always the teacher\'s petwhen she was in the first grade at school.
  • "have one\'s nose in a book"-> MEANING: be reading a book-> EXAMPLE: The boy loves to read and always has his nose in a book.


  • "take the roll"-> MEANING: call the names of students in an attendance book and expect them to answer if they are there-> EXAMPLE: The teachertook the roll and then we started the lesson.

"cow college"-> MEANING: a school where farming/agriculture is studied-> EXAMPLE: My cousin plans to go to a cow collegewhen he finishes high school.

school idioms exercise
School Idioms Exercise

C- Sarah always buys dozens of books. She loves science

fiction books, novels and poetry. She always…………………………

  • Cow Collage
  • teacher’s Pet
  • Has Her Nose in a Book

.D- The teacher always ………………. before starting the course.

  • teacher’s Pet
  • takes the roll
  • Cow collage
idioms with numbers
Idioms With Numbers

\' in two shakes of a lamb\'s tail‘

-> MEANING: very quickly and without difficulty.

-> EXAMPLE : Wait one minute. I will be able to help

youin two shakes of a lamb\'s tail.

" two wrongs don\'t make a right "-> MEANING: you can\'t justify a wrong action by saying that someone else did the same thing to you

-> EXAMPLE: Two wrongs don\'t make a rightand if someone does something bad to you you should not try and hurt them as well.


\' seventh heaven\'-> MEANING: in a situation of great happiness-> EXAMPLE: She has beenin seventh heavensince she moved to the new department.

  • " six feet under "-> MEANING: dead and buried-> EXAMPLE: My uncle has been six feet under for over five years now.
  • " on all fours "-> MEANING: on one\'s hands and knees-> EXAMPLE: The man was down on all foursin the store looking for the keys to his car.

2. \'Every time she wins a match she\'s…………........................

3 . That boy pushed me yesterday and I am going to get him back today!\' / \'No you are not! …………………………………………….‘

4. Hey — are you OK? I haven\'t heard from you in a while. I hope you\'re not ……………………..

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