Do you know some cat idioms?
Here’s some cat idioms for you.
1. (Like) herding cats.
Meaning: difficult to coordinate.
Example: “She is like herding cats. We can’t cooperate with her.”
- A cat nap.
Meaning: a short sleep during the day.
Example: “It’s good to have a cat nap after the hard work.”
Bell the cat.
Meaning: take on a difficult or impossible task.
Example: “My brother got a rise after he belled the cat.”
Cat on a hot tin roof.
Meaning: be extremely nervous.
Example: “The trainee looks like a cat on a hot tin roof while waiting for the result of her internship application.”
Meaning: a person being used by someone else.
Example: “My friend treats his brother as a cat’s paw to get out of the problem.”