Chicken

running around like a headless chicken

Meaning: to carry on in a disorganised manner

Example: After failing to take her equipment to the lab, Lizzie ran around like a headless chicken while trying to conduct her experiment. 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

don’t count your chickens before they hatch

Meaning: do not count on something that has not yet happened

Example: Before committing to make the payment, wait till you receive the money from the bank. Don't count your chickens before they hatch. Read on

chicken hearted

chicken hearted Meaning: not brave. Example: These chicken hearted bosses always seem to give in at the first sign of a strike.

count chicken

Meaning: make plans based on events that may or may not happen

Example: It is not good to start counting your chickens when you do not even have the cash to start your own venture. Read on

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run a tight ship

Meaning: to be strict about something

Example: Martha runs a tight ship at home. With 4 kids to take care of at home, she cannot have it any other way. Read on

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