These sayings and phrases correlate with the Core Knowledge idioms and figurative language in the curriculum.
The following Idioms are included in this packet:
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
As the crow flies
Beauty is only skin deep.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Blow hot and cold
Break the ice
Bull in a china shop
Bury the hatchet
Can’t hold a candle to
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Go to pot
Half a loaf is better than none.
Haste makes waste.
Laugh and the world laughs with you.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Live and let live.
Make ends meet.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Money burning a hole in your pocket
Once in a blue moon
One picture is worth a thousand words.
On the warpath
Seeing is believing.
Through thick and thin
Two wrongs don’t make a right.
When it rains, it pours.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.