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蔡 蕊
"Go to bed with chickens"is same as "go to bed early"? I appreciate it if you can help me! Have a good day!
Nov 14, 2016 10:52 AM
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Remember your article 'the' before chickens. Otherwise it has a bizzare and unsavory meaning. Further, 'Go to bed with...' Is a stock idiom. You merely insert something. Example: 1. If you go to bed with the devil... Example 2. If you go to bed with dogs, expect to wake up with fleas.
November 14, 2016
Yes. Going to bed with the chickens means basically going to bed around dusk - at sundown. It's an idiomatic expression.
November 14, 2016
Yes. But, I have rarely heard this expression spoken out loud.
November 14, 2016
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