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  • 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 taught by a bird before

  • you might think that birds are not very clever

  • And so

  • not very good teachers

  • and youre right

  • look at them

  • their heads are tiny

  • And a tiny head

  • means a tiny brain

  • in English we call someone who isn't very bright

  • bird brain

  • Bird

  • Brain

  • something I've never been called

  • another thing you may have noticed about birds

  • Is that they can fly

  • which is very clever considering theyre bird brains

  • Nor imagine the view a bird can get when it’s flying

  • Here’s a bird in the skyand here’s the ground

  • Marvellous! They can see everything!

  • So come on! What do you think the idiomto have a bird’s eye viewmeans?

  • Thats right

  • it means to be able to see very clearly from a high place

  • what's that you said

  • I 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

I’m a very interesting

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A2 UK bird idiom tiny told brain information

Bird Idioms - BBC Learning English

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    姚易辰 posted on 2013/08/14
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