Animals Idioms List – Idiomatic Expressions




Animals Idioms List – Idiomatic Expressions



This is a list of idioms about animals :




look like mutton dressed as lamb
as gentle as a lamb
be a chicken
be a cold fish
be like a fish out of water
beef up
big fish in a small pond
big frog in a small pond
call off the dogs
cash cow
cat got your tongue
chicken outevery dog has its day
fall prey to
fight like cat and dog
fish for compliments
grin like a Cheshire cat
grouse about someone or something
have a cow
have bigger fish to fry
have kittens
have other fish to fry
help a lame dog over a stile
horse of a different color
not enough room to swing a cat
the straw that broke the camel’s back
in two shakes of a lamb's tail
keep the wolf from the door
lame duck
let sleeping dogs lie
let the cat out of the bag
like water off a duck's back
lion's share
make a monkey out of
make a pig of oneself
neither fish nor fowl
no spring chicken
to sell wolf tickets
be the cat's whiskers
beat a dead horse
not have a cat in hell's chance
odd duck
play cat and mouse
put the cat among the pigeons
rain cats and dogs
run with the hare and hunt with the hounds
sacred cow
scaredy cat
stir up a hornets' nest
take the bull by the horns


 

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