Animals

  • as awkward as a cow on roller skates
    быть очень неловким, "как корова на льду"
    Jane isn't much of a dancer, and she was as awkward as a cow on roller skates when Jim invited her.
  • cash cow
    что-либо приносящее хороший доход, "дойная корова"
    The cafe my mother opened not long ago turned out to be a cash cow; it is very profitable.
  • have a cow
    очень рассердиться или расстроиться
    Mrs. Rivet had a cow when she discovered that her son was doing badly at school.
  • Holy cow!
    Боже мой! Вот те на! (выражение сильных чувств удивления, удовольствия или гнева)
    "Holy cow," Diane exclaimed when she saw the flames coming out of the window on the first floor of the building.
  • sacred cow
    кто-либо \ что-либо никогда не подвергающееся критике, "священная корова"
    The ideas of my boss are a sacred cow that should never be criticized or laughed at.
  • until the cows come home
    бесконечно долго, допоздна
    We are going to throw a New Year's party and stay up until the cows come home.