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Explanation: What is an idiom?

Someone who is unexpectedly good at something.

Context:

"Here, look at this."

"What's that, then."

"It's a certificate, from our Jack."

"Congratulations Jack, top scored in history test. 95%. Well I'm impressed."

"Yeah, not bad is it."

"He's very quiet, your Jack, but he obviously takes it all in. He's a dark horse that one. "

"Yes, there's brains in our family."

"Yeah, he clearly takes after his mother."

"Yes, you're right there. Eh?"

"Two pints please love."

Notes:

Horses that regularly won races were darkened to conceal their identity so that the people who knew the identity of the horse could win more money on them in a bet.

Category: d,animals




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