Idiom / Metaphor: Animals (I)

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Idiom / Metaphor: Animals (I)
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2012-01-19 16:49:23
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Idiom / Metaphor: Animals (I)
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  1. a guinea pig
    conejillo de indias
  2. as the crow flies
    en línea recta
  3. to have butterflies (in oneself's stomach)
    tener mariposas en el estómago, estar nervioso
  4. I could eat a horse
    Me comería un buey, tengo mucha hambre
  5. to have a bird's eye view of sth
    ver algo a vista de pájaro, desde las alturas
  6. a dogsbody
    burro de carga
  7. to have a frog in oneself's throat
    tener un nudo en la garganta, dolerte la garganta
  8. a scapegoat
    cabeza de turco
  9. to flog a dead horse
    perder el tiempo
  10. not to make head or tails of sth
    no encontrarle a algo ni pies ni cabeza
  11. to get it straight from the horse mouth
    saber algo de buena tinta
  12. to be a dark horse
    ser una caja de sorpresas
  13. to be on oneself's high horse about sth
    ser muy pesado con un mismo tema

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