I explain some common expressions in English involving animals in this video, including:
- To go down a rabbit hole
- To have your ducks in a row
- To be a sitting duck
For more on “sitting duck,” check out our Cultural English 42.
For more expressions with “rabbit,” see our Daily English 1085 – Having Good and Bad Luck.
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