#IOTW: Idioms related to animals (2)

Hello, Fellas. I’m back. How are you today? I hope all of you are in a good condition because I’m ill right now, but it’s okay. Now let’s go to our today’s session. What will it be, fellas? It will be #IOTW related to animals. Who is excited about this?

Oh wait, I bet some of you don’t know what #IOTW stands for. Any fella can give the answer of it? I’ll retweet the right one. :)

#IOTW stands for Idiom Of The Week. @sierrapritta

Okay, now let’s start the today’s session, Fellas. :D

1. Beat a dead horse. Meaning: to continue fighting a battle that has been won or to continue to argue a point that has been settled.

  • Example:
    • “My sister was beating a dead horse when she was arguing with our father.”

2. A cash cow. Meaning: a product or service that makes much money.

  • Example:
    • “My new boutique is a cash cow. I’m making much money now.”

3. A cock-and-bull story. Meaning: a silly story which is not true.

  • Example:
    • “Dave gave me a cock-and-bull story about how he lost his money.”

4. Cry wolf. Meaning: to give a false alarm or to warn of a danger that is not there.

  • Example:
    • “My little sister is crying wolf. There is no danger from the electrical system.”

5. A dumb bunny. Meaning: a stupid or gullible person.

  • Example:
    • “Bianca is a dumb bunny. She keeps doing stupid things all the time.”

That’s a wrap, fellas.

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, July 07, 2013.



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