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What does the phrase swims like a fish means?
to swim very well
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It originated from when two men were having a shooting contest. They each said what each other had to shoot. Number 1 said to shoot a bird in a tree and Number 2 said to shoot… a fish in a barrel- thinking that it would be very hard. Apparently- shooting fish in a barrel was incredibly easy! This was because the vibration of the water ,once it was shot ,was enough to kill the fish in it! EG: Doing a somersault is like shooting fish in a barrel. It means that something is very easy! While the above answer may be possible, it seems a bit unlikely to me. Prior to the days of refrigeration, fish were packed and stored in large barrels. The barrels were packed to the rim full of fish. As such, any shot the entered the barrel would be guaranteed to hit at least one of them. This being the case, nothing would be easier than shooting fish in a barrel.
phoenix . A mythical bird that periodically burned itself to death and emerged from the ashes as a new phoenix. According to most stories, the rebirth of the phoenix happe…ned every five hundred years. Only one phoenix lived at a time.. To "rise like a phoenix from the ashes" is to overcome a seemingly insurmountable setback. . Source: Answers.com
It means to swim really well....just like a fishso if someone asks you to swim like a fish than you should swim really well
Mine did that and sadly he died. Be careful, his fins might rip from the gravel on the bottom.
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To "come on like gangbusters" is a reference to the old radio show of the same name "Gangbusters". It was an early law enforcement cops and robbers type show….It made a try on TV, as did many radio shows. but did not last too long - just a few seasons. The opening sound bite of the show was the sound of tramping feet, as if an army were marching into your living room, followed by the sound of police vehicle sirens.( The TV version included a closeup of marching feet, followed by a fleet of cop cars driving out a garage, with lights blazing and sirens wailing.) The sound image was that of a whole army of police converging on the scene to get the criminal. So, "like gangbusters" means to go all out with maximum force to accomplish one's goal.
It is commonly used as an icebreaker when there is a long silence. A person who says 'I like pie' does not always like pie, they just say it because they feel like it!
This term means that you are a good swimmer, fish can stride through the water and therfore the swimmer is good.
The phrase, " I like turtles," originated from the YouTube video where the interview lady interviewed this kid and he randomly says,"I like turtles." It doesn't mean anything …really, it's just said to be funny and copy what the little boy said.
It means it is something you can do well and are really good at. It should mean you are natural at doing something, just like water is a natural habitat for a fish.
If you do not own a specific type of catfish that swims upside-down, then your fish has a problem with it's swim bladder. You should fast your fish for 3 days, then begin feed…ing it cooked de-shelled peas twice a day for three days to help clear constipation. In addition, make sure your tank water is very clean by keeping up with regular maintenance including water changes of at least 50%. SBD (Swim Bladder Disease) is not always treatable, and sometimes a fish does not survive, but if treated early enough, the rate of success is higher.
Moving quickly in a motion or type way
The phrase "How much is the fish?" has no meaning, other than that associated with pricing fish at the market. It is the title of a song by a German Techno music group calle…d Scooter in June 1998, but apart from this, it is not used in an everyday or academic context by English speakers. "Thanks for all the fish" is an entirely different story.
It means you don't have much of a choice - if you don't enjoy it,you'll just have to "take your lumps" and suffer.
Either from exertion, fear or perhaps drunkenness, the person being so described cannot stand up without the legs bending at the knees. The person would have a hard time stand…ing upright.
Both the moon and the koi have rich varieties of symbolic meaning, so the dreamer of this specific dream will need to discern how the metaphor in this dream applies to his/her… life. > Among other things, the koi represents determination and strength, particularly the ability to "go against the flow," that is, to maintain personal integrity even against popular opposition. In Japan, the koi is associated with masculine traits, and often appears during Boys Day celebrations. > The moon is also viewed as a masculine force in Japanese mythology, in contrast to Western cultures that view the moon as feminine. Because the moon has no light of its own, but reflects only the light of the sun, it is considered subtle and tends to represent spiritual or mystical qualities. > The image formed by the moon and koi seems to have a strong masculine force, combining subtlety and spirituality with determination and and strength. (That brings to mind the Asian martial arts.) > The dreamer should keep in mind that any dream is specific to the dreamer, so the Asian or Japanese associations apply to this particular dream only in so far as the symbols are meaningful to this individual dreamer. If the Asian or Japanese associations are irrelevant, the moon would represent the Divine Feminine (Mother Nature) while the koi might denote fluid grace and beauty. The subtle mystical and spiritual qualities would remain. > Other elements in the dream might be significant, such as whether the fish are swimming around the moon in a clockwise (positive, conventional, growing) direction or counterclockwise (negative, unconventional, diminishing.) The color of the koi, the moon's phase (full, waning, waxing) and the overall emotional tone of the dream should also be considered.