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Topic: The Idiom, "Smell Something Fishy"


Topic: The Idiom, "Smell Something Fishy"

Read the examples and try to figure out what it means.

1. A parent walks into his house and finds that his kids have cleaned the house. He's says to the kids, "I smell something fishy!"

2. A college student is looking for a job at his schools job office. He sees that most clerical jobs pay about $10 per hour, but finds one that pays $18 per hour. He says to his friend, "I smell something fishy about this job.

3. A friend of Joe's sent him a link to a video that showed a cat playing a piano. Joe said, "I smell something fish here."

What do you think, "smell something fish," means?


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