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