Learn Multiple English Expressions with ’10 Animal Names’ | Improve English Fluency
Spoken English is strange and funny, especially for non-native English speakers. Do you know you could use animal names to describe good and bad things in English? In this English speaking lesson, you are learning to use Animal names to describe different things based on the behaviour of that animal. It’s going to help you to learn animal names which mean completely different things. Some of these animal names are quite interesting and would help you to expand your English vocabulary and speak fluent English.
Duck – to dodge (verb) or a Sitting duck – a helpless victim or target
Dog – a wicked person (adjective) or Dog – to continuously question a person about something (verb)
Cat – a stylish lady or cat – someone who is witty and clever
Bear – a man who has a huge built, is hairy, resembles a bear or teddy bear- someone who is very warm and huggable.
Fox – a foxy woman is a sexy woman but when a man is called a fox, it means that he is cunning, can cheat easily and cannot be trusted.
Bird – can be used in place of a person, or bird breed – an insulting way of saying that someone is not intelligent. A man could also refer to a woman as a bird, to describe a beautiful woman.
Turkey – used to talk about someone who is not intelligent or cold turkey means to talk about something that is completely over or stopped like when going on a diet, you could say, “I have quit fried food cold turkey.
Tiger – a man who is fierce, especially a sportsperson who need to win be fierce to win a game.
Horse – Horsey is an adjective to talk about a person who as a long and ugly face. To horse around means to be loud, noisy and to be rough, mostly used with kids.
Bitch – used for a woman is considered rude, mean, who insults everyone, but it is an abuse so should be avoided.