idiomatic expressions with animals – examples

Are you the black sheep of the family?
Do you sometimes make a mountain out of a molehill?
Would you ever consider using a loan shark?
When was the last time your partner was in the dog house?
What was the last thing to get on your goat?
Do you get goosebumps when you watch a scary film?

 

Haven’t got a clue what any of these expressions mean? This section is for you!

animal idioms list

Learn some new animal vocabulary and some common phrases we use in English at the same time.

Click on the links below to learn some idioms and expressions with animals.

bat idioms and sayings
animal idioms - birds
animal idioms - bug and insects idioms and expressions in English
animal idioms - bull expressions and sayings
animal idioms - cat expressions and phrases
cow idioms and sayings
animal idioms - dog expressions and sayings
animal idioms - donkey expressions and sayings
animal idioms - elephant expressions and sayings
animal idioms - goat phrases and sayings
animal idioms - horse expressions and sayings
animal idioms - monkey expressions and phrases
animal idioms - mouse expressions and phrases
animal idioms - pig phrases and sayings
animal idioms - rabbit/bunny expressions and sayings
animal idioms - rat expressions and sayings
animal idioms - sheep idioms and sayings - learn real life English
animal idioms and expressions
animal idioms - water creatures
animal idioms - wolf idioms and expressions