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What Is An Idiom?
Hello world and welcome to my article on Rabbit Idioms
An idiom helps to make our speech more expressive and colourful.
There are a number of idioms that are related to rabbits. Some of these can be somewhat negative and a little derogatory, but then some can be quite positive, even complimentary. When you use an idiom in everyday language, then it has a different meaning than the basic meaning or definition of the words as found in a dictionary.
An example of this might be "to throw in the towel." If taken literally, then you are being told to throw a towel. However, this phrase, or idiom is often used by someone to say that they are giving up or have stopped trying.
I hope that you enjoy this article as much as I have in putting it together.
Rabbit Idioms 1 to 3
1. Rabbit Food
An idiom that is often related to salads. For example: my brother says that salads are tasteless - they are for rabbits.
2. Like a Rabbit caught in the headlights
An idiom that describes what it is like to be that frightened or startled that you cannot move.
3. A Rabbit trail
An idiom and way of saying that a person or a discussion has gone off at a tangent. A winding trail that leads nowhere.
Rabbit Idiom #4
A term used to say that someone is stealing, pinching - for example "Those sailors will rabbit anything that isn't chained to the deck.
Rabbit Idioms 5 to 8
5. To Turn Rabbit
An idiom with a way of saying that someone turned away in fright. Sometimes used to say that someone has pulled out - or chickened out of something.
6. Harmless as a pet Rabbit
An idiom that describes someone gentle / harmless.
7. To hunt two hares
An idiom that says a person is trying to accomplish two tasks at the the same time and will not succeed in either.
8. Pour Salt on Hares Tails.
To bluff - to threaten.
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A parody song about Animal Idioms - From Pacifica High School Spring Plays Festival
Rabbit Idioms #9 to #12
9. Pull a Rabbit Out Of The Hat
To surprise someone by doing something they didn't think possible. Not surprisingly linked to magicians tricks - to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
10. Rabbit Punch
A way of describing a blow to the back of the head.
11. Jack Rabbit Start
An idiom that describes a very sudden start from a standstill.
12. Quick Like a Bunny
A way of saying be quick, hurry, act without delay.
Why not try out these Idiom tests - just for fun...... - just fill in the missing word
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Rabbit Idioms 13 to 14
13. Run With The Hare and Hunt With the Hounds.
A way of saying that you support both sides of an argument.
14. As Mad as a March Hare
A way of saying that a person is completely mad.