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Animal Phrases  

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  • Put the cart before the horse
  • Giddy goat
  • A fish out of water
  • A fish rots from the head down
  • Nice kettle of fish
  • The birds and the bees
  • Swan song
  • Play the giddy goat
  • Stone the crows
  • Birds Of a Feather Flock Together
  • The elephant in the room
  • Counting sheep
  • A fly in the ointment
  • Ducks and drakes
  • Dark horse
  • An albatross around one's neck
  • Grinning like a Cheshire cat
  • Lions led by donkeys
  • Pony and trap
  • Red herring
  • As the crow flies
  • Horse and cart
  • Rag, tag and bobtail
  • Crocodile Tears
  • Chew the cud
  • Birds of a feather flock together
  • Wild goose chase
  • Cat got your tongue?
  • Ginger up
  • Barking Up The Wrong Tree
  • Pigeon-chested
  • The mutt's nuts
  • Flogging a dead horse
  • The fly in the ointment
  • Black sheep of the family
  • Love Birds
  • Crocodile tears
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
  • Cold turkey
  • Kangaroo court
  • Kettle of fish
  • Make a bee-line for
  • Mare's nest
  • Get off your high horse
  • Paper tiger
  • Let the cat out of the bag
  • You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks
  • A dog is a man's best friend
  • The important place in our culture occupied by animals is well demonstrated by the number of phrases we have about them.
  • The bee's knees
  • Strain at the leash
  • Neither fish nor flesh, nor good red herring
  • Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey
  • As snug as a bug in a rug
  • How now brown cow?
  • Go the whole hog
  • Spelling-bee
  • As mad as a hatter
  • Till the cows come home
  • Night owl
  • Shanks' mare/shanks' pony
  • Bunny boiler
  • Never look a gift horse in the mouth
  • They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance
  • Make a pig's ear of
  • Horse feathers
  • As mad as a March hare
  • Stool pigeon
  • Cat burglar
  • Hair of the dog that bit you
  • Mutton dressed as lamb
  • Even a worm will turn
  • Halcyon days
  • As cute as a bug's ear
  • You can't hold with the hare and run with the hounds
  • Fly on the wall
  • A nest of vipers
  • In the doghouse
  • Give a Man a Fish
  • As fine as frog's hair
  • Bee in your bonnet
  • Elephant In The Room
  • Red in tooth and claw
  • You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink
  • When pigs fly
  • The best laid schemes of mice and men
  • Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross
  • Shaggy dog story
  • Beating a Dead Horse
  • Wave a red rag to a bull
  • Lame duck
  • All Bark And No Bite
  • Bell the cat
  • Pig and whistle
  • A leopard cannot change its spots
  • A wolf in sheep's clothing
  • Hold Your Horses
  • Badgered to death
  • Act the giddy goat
  • Long In The Tooth
  • Pretty kettle of fish
  • Sitting Ducks
  • Don’t Look a Gift Horse In The Mouth
  • Chickens come home to roost
  • The tail wagging the dog
  • Pond life
  • Drink like a fish
  • Curiosity Killed The Cat
  • Hold your horses
  • Guinea pig
  • Pony up
  • Separate the sheep from the goats
  • Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
  • Beast with two backs
  • A little bird told me
  • Top dog
  • Rabbit and pork
  • Weasel words
  • Elephant in the room
  • The chickens come home to roost
  • Not a dicky-bird
  • Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day
  • In a pig's eye
  • Barking mad
  • As happy as a clam
  • On the pig's back
  • Don't count your chickens before they are hatched
  • Scaredy-Cat
  • Curiosity killed the cat
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • Beetle-browed
  • The early bird catches the worm
  • As bald as a coot
  • A pig in a poke
  • Pig's ear
  • You can't teach an old dog new tricks
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child
  • As dead as a dodo
  • Sacred cow
  • Dead cat bounce
  • Raining Cats And Dogs
  • Play ducks and drakes
  • Pop goes the weasel
  • The hair of the dog that bit you
  • Like a moth to a flame
  • Has the cat got your tongue?
  • Ugly Duckling
  • I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips
  • Hush puppies
  • Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war
  • Don't keep a dog and bark yourself
  • Canterbury pace
  • A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle
  • Cry Wolf
  • Straight from the horse's mouth
  • Pigs might fly
  • Like a chicken with its head cut off
  • There is more than one way to kill a cat
  • A red rag to a bull
  • If wishes were horses, beggars would ride
  • Cat's Cradle
  • Rat arsed
  • No room to swing a cat
  • Hobby-horse
  • Road apples
  • At one fell swoop
  • Raining cats and dogs
  • Bats in the belfry
  • An Elephant Never Forgets
  • Brass monkey weather
  • Green eyed monster
  • Lamb to the slaughter
  • Dropping like flies
  • Fish Out Of Water
  • White elephant
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • The Early Bird Gets The Worm
  • As fit as a butcher's dog
  • The ants are my friends, they're blowing in the wind
  • Jump the shark
  • Go to the dogs
  • Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog
  • Donkey work
  • Pearls before swine
  • As busy as a bee
  • Music has charms to sooth the savage beast/breast
  • Barking up the wrong tree