Sebagai contoh, keledai (mules) yang sangat keras kepala. Mereka tidak ingin melakukan apa pun. Mereka tidak akan mengubah pikiran mereka dengan mudah.
Dalam bahasa Inggris, kita dapat membandingkan seseorang untuk karakteristik hewan dengan menggunakan "as + kata sifat + (karakteristik) + as + hewan (n)." Jadi, jika Andi sangat keras kepala, kita bisa mengatakan:
"Andi is as stubborn as a mule."
Lihatlah nama-nama hewan di bawah ini. Apa yang Anda ketahui tentang mereka?
Now use the names of the animals above to guess the idiom.
- as clever as a
- as busy as a
- as stubborn* as a
- as strong as a
- as quiet as a
- as free** as a
- as hungry as a
- as devoted*** as a
- as quick as a
- as fat as a
** free- in this case, free means it can do anything it wants
***devoted- always your friend, no matter what happens
- Leslie is always doing something. She is as
- John can pick up a piano. He is as
- Cassie never says anything. She is as
- I don't have to work this week. I'm as
- His secretary was always helping him. She was as