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ID number:104728
Published: 17.06.2009.
Language: English
Level: College/University
Literature: n/a
References: Not used

1)A wolf in sheep’s clothing; (Metaphor) Meaning: a dangerous person pretending to be harmless.

2)It takes two to tango; (Metaphor) Meaning: A conflict is not the fault of just one person or the other; they are often both to blame.

3)No rose without thorns; (Metaphor) Meaning: Nobody is absolutely flawless, everyone has their vices and bad habits.

4)At night all cats are grey; (Metaphor) Meaning: In the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.

5)Clothes do not make the man; (Metaphor) Meaning: The proverb tells us not to judge other people by their physical appearance or the way they dress.

6)When the cat is away, the mice will play; (Metaphor) Meaning: People whose behavior is strictly controlled go over the top when the authority is not around, which is why most teenagers have parties when their parents have gone on holiday.…

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