• Idiom – Pigs might fly.
  • Meaning – This idiom is said about something that has no chance of happening. This expression is usually used in a humorous or sarcastic way. This is a very common idiom.
  • In common culture the pig is known as a fat or lazy animal. It is difficult to imagine them growing wings and flying – hence the expression.
Example:
  • “Has he fixed the door? Pigs might fly!”
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Discuss:
  • Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?

An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally.  An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.