It’s funny how French idiomatic expressions and metaphors resemble a menagerie. Or an animal farm perhaps.
But today we’ll talk about expressions that involve goats and we’ll test just how many of these expressions you know. Can you take a guess?
Try your hand at this quiz and don’t try to peek at the answers at the bottom of the page. As a clue, the literal meaning of the expressions are in the image.
If you’re ready, let’s start!
a. to shout at the top of your lungs
b. to speak with a shaky voice
c. to wail like a crybaby
d. to be a tad too melodramatic
a. a travelling companion
b. a weirdo
c. a guide
d. a scapegoat
a. to keep both parties happy, to play both sides
b. to prepare for a dinner party
c. to cause trouble
d. to be obsessive-compulsive
a. My student
b. My neighbor
c. My adopted child
d. My darling
a. to make someone a vegetarian
b. to cause unnecessary trouble
c. to drive someone crazy
d. to turn someone into a sugar daddy/ sugar mommy
a. a random bearded guy
b. a dirty old man, old pervert
c. a stinky vagrant
d. an old bartender
a. to become a vegetarian/ to be obsessed with eating healthy
b. to get angry
c. to become super hard-headed
d. to be a crazy partygoer
a. it’s worthless
b. it’s a necessary evil
c. it’s cute
d. it’s a funny situation
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