Bark Is Worse Than One’s Bite – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day BARK IS WORSE THAN ONES BITE
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Bark Is Worse Than One’s Bite  – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

Sounding more frightening than you actually are.

Example:

“Though our neighbour is forever shouting at us, Larry says his bark is worse than his bite

I wouldn’t be scared of her if I were you. Her bark is  worse than her bite.

“The boss seems mean, but his bark is worse than his bite.

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “Don’t let your boss frighten you. ______________________________! “
    A. took a bow
    B. his bark is worse than his bite
    C. hit and run
    D. had chemistry
  2. Describe a elderly person that you really admire. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – Who he or she is
    – When you met him or her at the first time
    – What he or she looks like
    And explain why you admire him or her
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