There are many references to ducks in the English language. We love ducks here! I don’t really know why. They quack loudly and can even bite if you get too close.
Anyways, here are some “duck” expressions to add to your collection:
Ugly ducklings are people that were unattractive when they were young, but they blossomed into very attractive adults. It comes from a fairy tale about an ugly duckling (baby duck) that grew up to be a beautiful swan.
TO GET YOUR DUCKS IN A ROW
To get your ducks in a row means to get organized and sort out all of the details of a project. This phrase could refer to the orderly line that ducklings often form behind their mother. Continue reading →
Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing a few ways in which you can let someone know that they mean a lot to you. “I love you” is a good standard, but sometimes it’s nice to be a little more original. Or perhaps you’re not quite at the “I love you” stage yet in your relationship. Regardless, hopefully you find at least one way to communicate your feelings to your special someone. 🙂
I’m into you.
We say “I’m into you” to indicate that we like someone and find them attractive or interesting. You should use this phrase with someone that you see as more than a friend. 😉