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03/26/14 Grif.Net – Dog Gone Language

03/26/14 Grif.Net – Dog Gone Language

An idiom is “a set expression of two or more words that means something
other than the literal meaning of its individual words. All of these in the
quiz relate to DOGS and amazed at how many have crept into our every day
speech. Here is an example so you get the idea and don’t waste time . .
Ex: Working hard but not seeing progress
“Chasing your own tail”

1. Some people will do anything to be successful, even if what they do harms
others

2. Dishonest

3. Extremely ill

4. Choose the wrong course of action or ask the wrong person

5. Stop threatening or chasing

6. Something you disapprove of because you think that it has only been
organized to impress

7. Everyone will have his chance or turn, and get what he deserves

8. To argue/fuss at someone (usually people who know each other; siblings)

9. Words are worse than your actions

10. Situation deteriorates

11. To be in disgrace or disfavor, in trouble

12. Don’t make trouble if you don’t have to

13. To dress or entertain in a luxurious and extravagant manner

14. To irritate someone

15. To leave for some unmentioned purpose (often to go to the washroom)

16. Feeling beaten or humiliated

17. A situation where a small part of something controls the whole thing

18. The most important person in an organization

19. To flee trouble or danger

20. Difficult for my generation to figure out computer technology

Bonus Combination: If you put in lots of effort to get this right AND then
are weary after taking this quiz

[Answers tomorrow]

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