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An idiom (pronounced: ID-ee-um) is a saying that doesn’t mean exactly what it says.

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Wouldn’t you be tickled pink, with everything except the sink?
But all that glitters isn’t gold, so don’t get left out in the cold.
You can’t have cake and eat it too, or bite off more than you can chew.
It’s easy come and easy go, so hold your tongue, or you’ll eat crow.

If someone tells you, “You can't have your cake and eat it too,” what do they mean?

If you're tickled pink, how do you feel?

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Idioms
Use with Idiom Poem by Lill Pluta

An idiom is an old saying that doesn’t mean exactly what it says.
Every culture has its own idioms, which can make learning a new language confusing.

Match each idiom from the poem to its meaning.
1. ____ tickled pink

a. admit you are wrong

2. ____ everything except the sink

b. leave somebody out, exclude

3. ____ all that glitters isn’t gold

c. don’t say anything

4. ____ left out in the cold

d. extremely happy, delighted

5. ____ can't have your cake and eat it too

e. lose something as quickly as you get it

6. ____ bite off more than you can chew

f. can't have something both ways

7. ____ easy come, easy go

g. try to do too much at one time

8. ____ hold your tongue

h. taking almost everything there is

9. ____ eat crow

i. attractive things might be useless

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Idioms
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An idiom is an old saying that doesn’t mean exactly what it says.
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