Until the Cows Come Home

Until the Cows Come Home

And Other Expressions About Animals

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Explains the meanings behind common English idioms about animals, including "crocodile tears," "hold your horses," and "get your goat."

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Hold your horses! Don't let the cat out of the bag. Don't count your chickens before they're hatched. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when there aren't any animals around! That's because these sentences are idioms—phrases that mean something different than what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms get your goat. Let's explore a variety of idioms involving animals and figure out what people really mean when they use them.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c2013
ISBN: 9780761378907
Branch Call Number: 428.1 D7197u 2013 CHILD
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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