ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS: DUCK
ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS: DUCK: meaning and examples
Today we continue with our series of Daily Vitamins that use animal expressions. Today's animal is duck (pato).
Today's 1st expression is: to take to something like a duck to water
It means: to become used to something very easily, without problems or fears; to learn a new activity very easily.
Liz has taken to motherhood like a duck to water.
David has taken to his new school like a duck to water.
Today's 2nd expression is: to break the duck
It means: to be successful again, after a series of failures.
Madrid finally broke the duck, after years of not winning the league.
Today's 3rd expression is: a dead duck
It means: someone or something that is not successful or useful.
The project was a dead duck from the start due to a lack of funding.
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