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Now, the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a birds-eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and the bees you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together. Here is some good advice: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have.

 

Sometimes I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by pecking order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility.

 

Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let's talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed -- a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken-livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out – she will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child, but she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However, my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck's back.

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

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This VOA Special English program, WORDS AND THEIR STORIES, was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

 

 

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Now, the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together.

There is some good advice. A bird in a hand is worth two in a bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have.

 

Sometimes, I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility.

 

Some bird’s expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out. She will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child. But she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck’s back.

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and no much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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Now let's talk about my sister. She is not very young, she is not broke of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frighted. FOr example, she is too chicken/// to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out, she will not go out alone at night. My sister was a ugly-duckling. She looks strange shen she is child, but she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about sth. happen in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost, that means her words or actions cause trouble for her. But my sisterdoes not worry about what people say about her.  Critism falls her like water or duck spect. Publition are sometimes considered as lame ducks after losing in an action. They have little time left office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session  after an election .Important laws are not passed iduring this period.

 

 


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Now, the VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or is not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observe that birds of a feather flock together, in other words people who are similar become friends or do things together.

 

Here is some good advice. A bird in a hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing some you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and experience are giving more responsibility.

 

Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I was driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now, let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out. She will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was child. But she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chicken come home to rooster, that means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her likes water off a duck’s back.  

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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Now, the VOA Special English Program--Words and Their Stories

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or is not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together, in other words people who are similar become friends or do things together.

 

Here is some good advice. A bird in a hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing some you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of. Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and experience are giving more responsibility.

 

Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I was driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now, let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out. She will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was child. But she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chicken come home to roost, that means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her likes water off a duck’s back.  

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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Now, the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together.

Here is some good advice. A bird in a hand is worth two in a bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have.

 

Sometimes, I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility.

 

Some bird’s expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out. She will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child. But she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck’s back.

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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Homework

 

Now the VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds, for example, if something is for the birds it's worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird is very little. And a birds-eye view is a general look at an area from above. Did you know that if you tell a yound person about the birds and the bees, you are explaining about sex and birth. Have you ever observed birds of feather flock together. In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together.

 

Here is some good advice. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk lossing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by profermaning only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It's something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catchs the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the moring for work has the best chances of success. Everyone in my office works hard but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and expressions are given more responsbility.

 

Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I'm driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let's talk about my sister, she is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily fired. For example, she is too chicken-livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out she will not go out alone at night. My sister was ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child but she grow up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having someting in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Some times her chickens come home to roost, that means her actions or words casue trouble for her. However my sister does not worry what people say about her, criticisms for her like water off the duck's back.

 

Politicians are some times considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Mose. I'm Faith Lapidus.

 

 

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Homework

    Now the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.
    Today,we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a birds eye view is a general look at an area from above.
    Did you konw that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees ,you are explaining about sex and birth. Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together?
    In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together. Here is some good advice, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have.
    Sometimes I can do two things by preforming only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds, I love all kinds of animals, this is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.
    Most of the people I work with are early birds. They belive that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard ,but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by pecking order. People with more years and experiences are given more responsibility.
    Some bird expressions are about crows,chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies.I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat. 
    Now, let's talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job from chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. 
    For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out she will not go out alone at night. My sister was an ugly duckling . She looks strange when she was a child, but she grew up to be a beautiful woman.
    Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future  before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost that means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry what people say about her. Criticism falls off her  like water off a duck's back.
    Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed doing this period.
    This VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.
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Now the VOA special English program words and their stories. Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Some one who eat like a bird, eat very little and a bird’ eye view is a general looking \ area from a \ . Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth. Have you ever observe that birds \ together , in other words people who are similar become friends or do things together  . Here is some good advices a bird and  the hands ,it is worth two in the bush. This mean you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more something you not do not have. Sometimes I can do do two things by preferring one action , this is call killing two birds with one stone but I will never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals . this is a real \ my cap. It is something to be proud of . most of the people are worth with are early birds. \ believe \ catch the worm . they think \ get up or the morning has the best chance of \ . every one \ worth \ but some people has \.  Their jobs are be limited . this is because the office is organized by packing. People with more years and experiences are given \ . some birds expression are all about \ , chicken , dogs . for example when I \ , I always travel as the cloud \ . I go to the most of direct way . any one who eat \ admit a mistake or defict . now let’s talk about \ .she is not very young . she is not \ , she would work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money . she is \ . for example she is too chicken \ walk down dark street alone at night . often she will chicken out . she will not go out alone at night. My sister \ , she look strange when she is child but she grow up to be a beautiful woman . sometimes she think too much about \ future . before she really \ . she count her chicken before they are hatch . sometimes \ come home , that means her action or \ cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about people say about her .criticism  for \ water or \ . politician sometimes consider \ after losing election . they have little time \ and not much power . \ hold a \ session after election , \ or not pass period . this VOA special English words and their stories written by jerry moss/ I’m faye \

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Now, the VOA Special English program, Words and Their Stories.

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at an area from above.

 

Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and bees, you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together.

 

Here is some good advice. A bird in a hand is worth two in a bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have.

 

Sometimes, I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility.

 

Some bird/’s/ expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring of chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out. She will not go out alone at night.

 

My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child. But she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck’s back.

 

Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lepidus.

 

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Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a birds-eye view is a general look at an area from above. Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and the bees you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together. Here is some good advice: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of. Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by pecking order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility. Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat. Now let's talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed -- a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken-livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out – she will not go out alone at night. My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child, but she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However, my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck's back. Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

Now the VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories

 

Today we explain some expressions about birds, for example, if something is for the birds it's worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird is very little. And a birds-eye view is a general look at an area from above.Did you know that if you tell a yound person about the birds and the bees, you are explaining about sex and birth. Have you ever observed birds of feather flock together. In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together.

 

Here is some good advice. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk lossing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by profermaning only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It's something to be proud of.

 

Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catchs the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the moring for work has the best chances of success. Everyone in my office works hard but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by packing order. People with more years and expressions are given more responsbility.

 

Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I'm driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat.

 

Now let's talk about my sister, she is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed, a small amount of money. She is easily fired. For example, she is too chicken-livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out she will not go out alone at night. My sister was ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child but she grow up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having someting in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Some times her chickens come home to roost, that means her actions or words casue trouble for her. However my sister does not worry what people say about her, criticisms for her like water off the duck's back.

 

Politicians are some times considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

 

This VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Mose. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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HW Today we explain some expressions about birds. For example, if something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a birds-eye view is a general look at an area from above. Did you know that if you tell a young person about the birds and the bees you are explaining about sex and birth? Have you ever observed that birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together. Here is some good advice: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. This means you should not risk losing something you have by trying to get more of something you do not have. Sometimes I can do two things by performing only one action. This is called killing two birds with one stone. But I would never really kill any birds. I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap. It is something to be proud of. Most of the people I work with are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by pecking order. People with more years and experience are given more responsibility. Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens and ducks. For example, when I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow has to admit a mistake or defeat. Now let's talk about my sister. She is not very young. She is no spring chicken. She will work any job for chicken feed -- a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. For example, she is too chicken-livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out – she will not go out alone at night. My sister was an ugly duckling. She looked strange when she was a child, but she grew up to be a beautiful woman. Sometimes she thinks too much about having something in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words cause trouble for her. However, my sister does not worry about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her like water off a duck's back. Politicians are sometimes considered lame ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in office and not much power. Congress holds a lame duck session after an election. Important laws are not passed during this period.

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Now the voa special English program words and their stories. Today, we explain some expressions about birds. e.g. If something is for the birds, it is worthless or not very interesting. Someone who eats like a bird eats very little. And a bird’s eye view is a general look at the area from above. Did you know if you tell a young person about birds and bees, you are explaining sex and birth. Have you ever observed birds of a feather flock together? In other words, people who are similar become friends or do things together. There is some good advice: a bird in the hand is worth two in the woods. This means you should not risk losing sth you have by trying to get more of sth you do not have. Sometimes, I can do two things by performing only one action, this is called killing two birds with one stone. But I will not really kill any birds; I love all kinds of animals. This is a real feather in my cap , it is sth to be proud of . Most of the people I work with are early birds; they believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that the person who get up early in morning for work has the best chance of success. Everyone in my office works hard, but some people have had their wings clipped. Their jobs have been limited. This is because the office is organized by pecking order. People with more years and experiences are given more responsibilities. Some bird expressions are about crows, chickens, and ducks. Eg. When I am driving, I always travel as the crow flies. I go the most direct way. Anyone who eats crow, has to admit a mistake or defeat. Now let’s talk about my sister. She is not very young, she is no spring chicken. She will work for any job for chicken feed- a small amount of money. She is easily frightened. Eg, she is too chicken livered to walk down a dark street alone at night. Often she will chicken out, she will not go out alone at night. My sister was a ugly duckling, she looked up strange when she was a child, but she grew up to be a beautiful women. Sometimes she thinks too much about having sth in the future before she really has it. She counts her chickens before they are hatched. Sometimes, her chickens come home to roost. That means her actions or words caused trouble for her. However, my sister was not worried about what people say about her. Criticism falls off her were like water off a duck’s back. Politician are sometimes are considered limb ducks after losing an election. They have little time left in the office, and not much power. Congress hold a lame duck session after election, important laws are not passed during this period
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