Идиомы на тему Animals
поднять ложную тревогуDavid needn't have cried wolf; there was no real danger of fire in the house.
keep the wolf from the door
едва сводить концы с концами, жить очень скромноHer salary was so small that she could hardly keep the wolf from the door.
волк-одиночка (о замкнутом или нелюдимом человеке)The man was a lone wolf; he had neither friends nor family to spend his time with.
throw (someone) to the wolves
отдать кого-либо на растерзаниеIn order to explain the situation to the press the governor blamed the mayor and threw him to the wolves.
wolf down (something)
есть, заглатывать что-либо с жадностьюThe boy hurriedly wolfed down his dinner and left the house.
wolf in sheep's clothing
волк в овечьей шкуреMrs. Parker trusted the lawyer until she understood that the man was a wolf in sheep's clothing.