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STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student B)

1)

When was the last time you were so hungry that you ate like a horse?

2)

Have you been so hungry you thought you could eat a horse?

3)

Do you ever do things in the wrong order and put the cart before the horse?

4)

Have you ever looked a gift horse in the mouth – you complained because your present was not perfect?

5)

Has anyone told you to hold your horses, and be patient and wait?

6)

Have you ever flogged (beat) a dead horse – the battle was lost but you still kept on trying (perhaps asking your father to borrow his new car)?

7)

Have you ever met someone and then after a few weeks or months, they surprised you with something – they were a dark horse?

8)

How often do you bet on the wrong horse – pick the person who loses?

9)

Is it OK to change horses (leaders) in mid stream (half way through)?

10)

When was the last time you got off your high horse and apologized?


 
 

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student A)

1)

What do you like doing so much that wild horses could not drag you away?

2)

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. Have you ever been shown a great opportunity you didn’t take?

3)

Do you always work like a horse (very hard)?

4)

Do you like to hear gossip about someone, or do you prefer the truth – straight from the horse’s mouth?

5)

Do you ever feel you’re flogging a dead horse – you tell someone to do something but they just don’t get it? Does your teacher feel like this?

6)

Do you deal with problems before they arise, or do you lock the barn door the horse has bolted (gone)?

7)

Did you horse around a lot when you were a child?

8)

Do you know anyone who gets on their high horse and thinks they are better than everyone else?

9)

Have you ever been to a one-horse town, with nothing there?

10)

Are there any interesting horse idioms in your language?


 


 
 
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