Men have forgotten this truth," said the fox. "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (French pilot, writer and author of 'The Little Prince')
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Refranys i dites d'animals

Busqueu dites on aparegui alguns dels carnívors que estem estudiant i comproveu si tenen la seva correspondència en anglès.

http://www.polseguera.com/cgi-bin/phrases/catala/frasesca.cgi?Assumpte=Animals
http://www.elrefranyer.com/tema/animals-4



Proverbs and sayings

Look for the next sayings and check if there is the corresponding sentence in Spanish proverbs. Upload a picture if it's possible, according the literal sense or the meaning (for example, using a cinema/literature/cartoon character).

http://www.polseguera.com/cgi-bin/phrases/angles/phrases.cgi?Subject=Animals
http://www.special-dictionary.com/proverbs/source/s/spanish_proverb/



English saying

Catalan saying

Spanish saying

What's the meaning of the saying?

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A wolf in a sheep's clothing

Un llop amb pell de xai

Un lobo con piel de cordero



Do the same with the next sayings in the corresponding Moodle activity:


English saying

Catalan saying

Spanish saying

What's the meaning of the saying?

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Don't sell the bearskin before you have caught the bear






English saying

Catalan saying

Spanish saying

What's the meaning of the saying?

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When a fox preaches, take care of your geese






WOLF
  • A wolf's mourning is the fox's feast.

  • What the she-wolf does pleases the he-wolf.

  • Out of love for the ox, the wolf licks the yoke.
  • All in the way of joke the wolf goes to the ass.
  • Do you want to see a wolf with young? Marry your daughter.
  • One wolf does not bite another.
  • The wolf and the fox are both in one story.
  • The wolf changes his teeth but not his disposition.
  • The wolf commits no mischief at home.
  • The wolf does that in the course of the week which hinders him from going to mass on Sunday.
  • The wolf picks up the ass's fleas by moonlight.
  • When one wolf eats another, thee is nothing to eat in the wood.
  • Where the wolf gets one lamb he looks for another.
  • The wolf eats of what is counted.
  • The wolf never wants a pretext against the lamb.
  • The wolf loses his teeth, but not his inclinations.

FOX
  • The fox changes his fur but not his habits
  • An old fox undersands the traps
  • I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies on knowings when to be the one or the other (Napoleon Bonaparte quote)

More "fox" quotes at: http://thinkexist.com/quotes/with/keyword/fox


BEAR

It is better to meet a mother bear robbed of her cubs than to meet some fool busy with a stupid project.PROVERBS 17:12 (GOOD NEWS)


WEASEL

I can suck melancholy out of a song as a weasel sucks eggs.

William Shakespeare (English Dramatist, Playwright and Poet, 1564-1616)

These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, / And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.” (Bible quote)