Animals

the early bird catches the worm

Meaning: it refers to people who arrive earlier are the ones who get the best deals

Example: The admissions in this college get filled in very early. If you really want to enroll your son here then you should remember that the early bird catches the worm. Read on

birds of a feather flock together

Meaning: to form groups with people with similar interests and tastes

Example: The team is divided into people of the same region batting against the others. Birds of a feather flock together. Read on

love me, love my dog

Meaning: to accept someone unconditionally

Example: My parents share a very straightforward relationship, it is like love me, love my dog. They accept each other exactly the way they are in person. Read on

dead as a dodo

Meaning: no longer alive or existing

Example: When my dad finds out that I have lost the mobile phone, I am as dead as a dodo! Read on

prick up ears

Meaning: to start paying attention

Example: The teacher asked her student to prick up his ears when he kept on disturbing the class with silly jokes. Read on

the last straw

Meaning: to be the last in a sequence of unpleasant things

Example: The last straw in their relationship was when he physically abused her. She walked out after that. Read on

wag the dog

Meaning: to divert attention from something that is bad

Example: The prime minister keeps wagging the dog to keep people from actually finding out about the scam and its details. Read on

prick ears up

Meaning: listen carefully

Example: She pricked up her ears when she heard her name being mentioned by the group chatting animatedly at the corner. Read on

no room to swing a cat

Meaning: a very small place

Example: How do you expect all four of us to stay in that room? There's no room to swing a cat in there. Read on

like a chicken with its head cut off

Meaning: act in a frenzied manner

Example: Does he know how to handle the situation? He has been running around all morning like a chicken with its head cut off. Read on

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breakout

Meaning: to escape from somewhere violently

Example: The breakout was so sudden that the guards did not even have the time to process what happened. Read on

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