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
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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
- Contention: argument, disagreement, dispute, debate
- Plumage: feathers of birds
- Dispute: debate, argument