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The Swallow and the Crow – English Fairy Tale

Published on May 18th, 2021 | Last updated on July 22nd, 2022 by | Category: English Short Stories | No Comments on The Swallow and the Crow – English Fairy Tale | 94 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

The Swallow and the Crow – An English fairy tale with a podcast or video, a list of related vocabulary and expressions and some exercises

Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org

The Swallow and the Crow

The swallow and the crow had a contention about their plumage.

The crow put an end to the dispute by saying:

“Your feathers are all very well in the spring, but mine protect me against the winter.”

Related idiom or proverb

Fair weather friends are not worth much.

someone who is a good friend when it is easy to be one and who stops being one when you are having problems

Source of definition: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

English vocabulary and expressions

  1. Contention: argument, disagreement, dispute, debate
  2. Plumage: feathers of birds
  3. Dispute: debate, argument

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