Idioms and expressions using names of animals
1. the lion’s share – the largest portion.?? When the votes were counted, he had received the lion’s share of the votes.?
2. a bull in a china shop – a clumsy person.?? She’s afraid to invite her friend’s son to her house.? He always breaks something.? He’s like a bull in a china shop.
3. till the cows come home – a long time.?? If she waits for that guy to ask her out, she’ll be waiting till the cows come home.
4. to horse around – to fool around.?? When their mother asked the kids what they had done all afternoon, they told her they had just horsed around.
5. to pig out – to eat too much.?? Sometimes when she’s feeling depressed, she sits in front of the TV and pigs out on ice cream.