Human actuality

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Idioms and Expressions: Animals

Get it Straight from the horse’s mouth: heard him say it himself

Have Butterflies in her stomach: felt really nervous

Let the Cat out of the bag: told her the secret

Take the Bull by the horns: decided to take action

Wouldn’t Hurt a fly:  be a very Gentle person

Word-building: Compound nouns

They can Be written…

·As One word: wildlife, mousetrap

·With A hypen: fox-hunting

·As Two words: safari park, animal rights, horse race, human rights, Human race, insect repellent, human nature, pet shop,

Adjective + noun. In plural, we only change the noun: black Birds

Noun + Noun. The first noun is usually singular, even if the meaning is plural: Reptile house

In the Plural form, we only change de sconce noun: fishing nets

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