17/11/17 English Idioms (Part 4)

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16. Pick of the litter
Meaning: The best choice, or your favorite option
Example: All the boys want to take her on a date, she can have the pick of the litter.

17. Puppy love
Meaning: Feelings of love or affection, usually innocent and temporary, occurring during childhood or adolescence.
Example: I had a crush on my next door neighbor, but that was just puppy love.

18. Like shooting fish in a barrel
Meaning: Very easy to catch or trick
Example: I’m an expert in auto repair, fixing this is like shooting fish in a barrel.

19. A little bird (birdie) told me
Meaning: Somebody secretly told me
Example: I heard you were accepted to Harvard, a little birdie told me!

20. Bull in a china shop
Meaning: Very clumsy person
Example: He was like a bull in a china shop, he completely messed everything up.