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  • Welcome to twominenglish.com. Teaching you English through two-minute lessons.

  • In this lesson you will learn to use the idiom '''a little bird told me'' when you speak in English.

  • The idiom 'a little bird told me' can be used when you don't want to tell somebody who gave you the information.

  • Suppose your friend's brother told you that her favorite color is blue.

  • You gave her a blue colored dress for her birthday and she asked if somebody told you about her favorite color.

  • You don't want to reveal that it was her brother who told you so, of course. Even if she might know that it was him.

  • So you can just tell her that a 'little bird told you'.

  • That's right. This idiom can be also used in a playful manner when you think that the person who asked you knows who gave you the information.

  • A little bird told me that you have a new crush on somebody.

  • That's a nice example!

  • So, are you gonna tell me about him?

  • Are you serious? Who told you so?

  • A little bird told me!

  • Hi Mona, how are you?

  • I'm fine and you?

  • I'm fine too. Here. This is for you. Happy birthday, Mona!

  • Oh, thank you! But I never told anybody it's my birthday today! How did you know?

  • A little bird told me.

  • Have you seen Gordon? I haven't heard from him for days.

  • A little bird told be that he got a job at Amazon.

  • That's great! I really had no idea. I'll give him a ring.

  • Do you have his number?

  • Yes I do, he gave it to me some time ago.

  • Wow, Matt! The design you made is really impressive.

  • Thank you, Mona.

  • Did you get help from anybody? How did you know about that innovative use of tin sheets?

  • Yes, I got a little help. A little bird told me how to do it.

  • A little bird told me that you have a new crush on somebody.

  • So you can just tell her that a 'little bird told you'.

  • A little bird told me!

  • A little bird told me how to do it.

  • A little bird told be that he got a job at Amazon.

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Idiom 'A Little Bird Told Me' - Lesson On Idioms

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