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Cat got your tongue?
EQ: What is an idiom? How do I determine the meaning of an idiom? Idiom... What is it? A group of words that can be confusing because they say one thing but mean another. What does it look like? An example would be to say, "let the cat out of the bag" which means to reveal a secret. Today the phrase has nothing to do with a cat or a bag, but hundreds of years ago it did. More examples... My uncle seems to be getting a little hot under the collar. I've got a major test tomorrow, so I better hit the books.
Can you think of an idiom that you use? Share with a partner!
Peter and Tracy went Dutch treat to the movies. Each person pays for his or her own food and entertainment. If I don't win this game I'll eat my hat!A statement made when you are positive that something will happen. Come quick! Your brother has gone bananas!To be or go crazy. It's raining cats and dogs outside!To rain very heavily. My mom didn't go to work today because she is sick as a dog.Very sick; suffering miserably. My coach told me not to throw in the towel even though our team was losing.To give up; to quit. Idiom Meaning Move the box to reveal the idiom! EQ: What is an idiom? How do I identify the meaning of an idiom?