List of animal idioms beginning with Y 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 Y
you can lead a horse to water (but you can't make it drink)
- you can give someone the opportunity to do something but you cannot force him or her to do it if they do not want to
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink and no matter how hard we try to help my cousin get a job he will not make any effort to find one.
you can't teach an old dog new tricks
- it is difficult for older people to learn new things
You can't teach an old dog new tricks and I do not think that my father will ever change his eating habits.
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