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Idioms-with-Lion

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The Idiom: - Meaning (in English)

Sample Sentence:

Turkish Equivalenc

 

1) Beard the lion in his own den - If you confront a powerful or dangerous rival on their territory, you are bearding the lion in his own den.

 

2) The lion's share - the biggest part of something.(aslan payı) The lion's share of the museum's budget goes on special exhibitions

 

3).the lions' den

an unpleasant situation in which a person or group of people criticizes you or your ideas. It's your turn for the lions' den. Gordon wants to see you in his office now.

 

4)Lion dollar- Dog dollar

 

5)lion heart –lion hearted person

 

6) lion hearted- very brave ( aslan yurekli)

 

7)no one prepared me for the audience’s hostility-I really felt I’d been fed to the                 lions

 

8)The lion is claimed three quarters of the food for himself and the other animals,afraid of his anger, yielded the fourth quarter to hım also

 

9)March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb

 

10)Put one’s head ın the lion’s mouth- to place oneself in-(kendini tehlikeye atmak ) He is well-known to the police, yet several times a situation of great danger. He has placed his head in the lion’s mouth by going to visit her friends in prison

 

11)Have  one’s head in the lion’s mouth-ın great danger- i was always in the lion’s mouth before he gave me any help( buyuk tehlıke)

 

12)throw to the lions-to allow to be put ın a dangerous or difficult situation- to take  the blame. He felt that his boss would throw him to the lions if anything went   wrong.

 

13)One like a lion either in courage or ravnous cruelty.

 

14)as strong as a lion ( aslan kadar yureklı).He ıs as strong as a lion

 

15)A beast with forepart like a lion and hind part like a wivern

 

 

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2)(NTC’S AMERİCAN İDİOMS DİCTİONARY-RİCHARD A.SPEARSP.H.D)3 (LONGMAN DİCTİONARY OF ENGLİSH İDİOMS)

 

4(KETTRİDGE,S FRENCH FOR ENGLİSH İDİOMS)

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( COLLİNS COBBUILD DİCTİONARY)

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(CAMBRİDGE DİCTİONARY İDİOMS AND PHRASES)

 

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