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Unit 5: Using Common English Idioms with "Cat" PDF Print E-mail

Unit  5: Using Common English Idioms with "Cat"

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Unit 5: Using Useful English Idioms with "All" - I think , there are many ways to  express " cat" word in English Idioms  that involve cats. In this lesson, http://englishgoonline.com will  let the cat out of the bag, so you never have to feel lost if someone uses one of these idioms in conversation. You can download this lesson (file .doc and video) free  at http://englishgoonline.com/

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A fat cat (informal)
- A scardy cat (informal)
- Fraidy cat
- Cat go your tongue?
- Cat's got your tongue.
- Cat Got Your Tongue?
-  Copy cat.
- Cat nap.
- Cat's out of the bag.
- Raining cats and dogs.

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Idiom

Meaning

Example Sentence

- A fat cat (informal)

- Someone who is ostentatiously and smugly wealthy.

- An impolite way of referring to someone who may be rich and powerful.

-  I like to watch the fat cats go by in their BMWs. I'm no fat cat. I can't even pay my normal bills

- An impolite way of referring to someone who is very rich and powerful He's just another fat cat - a corporate tycoon from Boston. (informal)

- A scardy cat (informal)

 

- a nervous person who appears to be afraid.

- Someone who is frightened when there is no reason to be

- Usage notes: This phrase is used especially by children.

- Go on you scaredy-cat, jump in.

 

- Fraidy cat

- Someone who is frightened of everything.

-  Don't be such a fraidy cat.

- Cat go your tongue?

 

- Say this to someone when you are annoyed that they are not speaking.

- What's the matter, cat got your tongue?

 

- Cat's got your tongue.

 

- Cat Got Your Tongue?

- (Has the) Cat got your tongue?

Why are you not saying anything? (Often said by adults to children.)

- Grandpa used to terrify me, both because he was big and fierce-looking and because he usually greeted me by bellowing, "Cat got your tongue?"

- Hi, Lisa! How are you? How's your husband?

- Are you surprised to see me? What's the matter, has the cat got your tongue?

-  Copy cat.

 

 

 

- A person, esp a child, who imitates or copies another

- A person who does the same thing as someone else

- My sister is such a copy cat. First she bought the same car as me, and now she's applying to my school.

- Cat nap.

 

- A short sleep or rest period during the day.

- I'm exhausted! I think I need a little cat nap!

- Cat's out of the bag.

 

 

- Disclose a secret.

- To reveal a secret or a surprise by accident.

 

- Let the cat out of the bag

- When Bill glanced at the door, he let the cat out of the bag. We knew then that he was expecting someone to arrive. It's a secret. Try not to let the cat out of the bag.

- I'm exhausted! I think I need a little cat nap!

- Raining cats and dogs.

 

- Raining very heavily.

- to be raining in great amounts

 

- It was raining cats and dogs by the time I got home.

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