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Animal Proverbs: Shoot the Bird That Pokes Its Head Out Intermediate PREMIUM

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Animal Proverbs: Shoot the Bird That Pokes Its Head Out Intermediate PREMIUM

Animal metaphors are prevalent in almost every language, but people from different cultures may regard the same animal differently. In Chinese proverbs, you will see a lot of animal metaphors to symbolize human actions. In this lesson, we're showing you three common proverbs related to mice. They can be directly translated to "The shot hits the bird that pokes its head out", "Dumb birds can go into the forest earlier if they fly first", and "A bird in hand is worth hundreds in the bush." Do you know what they actually mean? Check out these proverbs and learn how to apply them to daily life!

Joy, Joshua
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