İngilizceci Henry: Birds

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  • Birdbrain
  • To have a bird's eye view
  • A little bird told me

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Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man.

And today I’m getting together with some of my feathered friends to teach you a thing or two about English idioms.

I bet you’ve never been never been taught by a bird before.

You might think that birds are not very clever and so not very good teachers – and you’re right! I mean look at them.

Their heads are tiny. And a tiny head means a tiny brain. So in English we call someone isn't very bright ‘birdbrain’.

‘Birdbrain’ – something I’ve never been called.

Another thing you may have noticed about birds is that they can fly, which is very clever considering they are birdbrains.

Now imagine the view a bird can get when it’s flying.

Here’s a bird high in the sky and here’s the ground.

Marvellous. They can see everything.

So, come on, what do you think the idiom ‘to have a bird’s eye view’ means?

That’s right, it means to be able to see very clearly from a high place.

What's that you say? Ah, really, is that right, hmm…

I’ve got some very interesting information.

Would you like to know who told me? Well didn’t you see? A little bird told me.

I can use this idiom when I want to give you some information but I don't want you to know who told me.

A… little… bird… told… me… some very interesting information about…You!

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