These Kids Know More About Idioms Than You Do

Kids redefine idioms … and it’s amazing.

A piece of cake, an arm and a leg, cats and dogs … what do you think they mean? From something as tasty as cake, to physically cutting off your arm and leg, to having cats and dogs pelt you as they rain down really hard, these kids take common idioms that we don’t think about and view them from a new perspective. They show us that language isn’t always as black and white as we think it is.

Like this? Check out part II here.

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