List of animal idioms beginning with K and meanings
How does the list works?
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.
How do I use the list of animal idioms A to Z?
To use the list of idioms click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the animal idioms for that letter.
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Animal idioms beginning with K
- an illegal court formed by a group of people to settle a dispute among themselves
The military court in the small country was a kangaroo court that permitted the military to do whatever they wanted.
keep the wolf from the door
- to maintain oneself at the most basic level
My friend's part-time job is enough for him to keep the wolf from the door.
keep the wolves at bay
- to fight against some kind of trouble
Many people are angry about the new tax. The government has to work hard to keep the wolves at bay.
kill the fatted calf
- to prepare an elaborate banquet for someone
We will kill the fatted calf and have a big feast for my parents.
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