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Idiom: until the cows come home #1 (permalink) Mon Jun 12, 2006 15:40 pm   Idiom: until the cows come home
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #138 "Ways of disagreeing", question 6

You can't talk until the ......... come home. I won't accept that scheme.

(a) dogs
(b) cows
(c) cats
(d) hens

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #138 "Ways of disagreeing", answer 6

You can't talk until the cows come home. I won't accept that scheme.

Correct answer: (b) cows

Your answer was: ?
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what does "cows" mean here?

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Idiom: until the cows come home #2 (permalink) Mon Jun 12, 2006 19:50 pm   Idiom: until the cows come home
 

Hi Karim

The expression "until the cows come home" is an idiom and it means "for a very long time".

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