List of animal idioms about cows and their meanings
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There are 3 parts to each idioms the first part is what the idiom is, then an explanation of what it means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.
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- Animal idioms about dogs
- Animal idioms about monkeys
- Animal idioms about horses
- Animal idioms about pigs
- Animal idioms about sheep
- Animal idioms about rats
Animal idioms about cows
as awkward as a cow on roller skates
- very awkward
The little girl was as awkward as a cow on roller skates when she began riding her bicycle.
a bull in a china shop
- a tactless person who upsets others or upsets plans, a very clumsy person
The boy is like a bull in a china shop so you should be careful if you invite him to your house.
a cash cow
- a product or service that makes much money
Our new business is a cash cow. We are making much money now.
have a cow
- to become very angry and upset about something
Our teacher had a cow when nobody prepared for the class.
hit the bulls-eye
- to reach or focus on the main point of something
Our manager hit the bulls-eye when he talked about the problems in the company.
- used to express strong feelings of astonishment or pleasure or anger
"Holy cow," the man said when he saw the car that hit the street lamp.
a sacred cow
- a person or thing that is never criticized or changed even if it should be (from a cow which is sacred in India)
The school lunch program is a sacred cow which they will never change.
take the bull by the horns
- to take decisive and direct action
My aunt decided to take the bull by the horns and begin preparations for the family reunion.
until the cows come home
- until very late, for a long time
We can talk until the cows come home this evening.
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