Idiom of the Week: Ducks in a Row

Meaning: To be very organized and to plan carefully, often expressed as “He/she likes all his/her ducks in a row.”

Examples: 

She likes her ducks in a row and hates chaos.

“How would you describe yourself?” “I like all my ducks in a row.”

You need to have all your ducks in a row if you want to succeed.

 

Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of having your ducks in a row?

A.  Being neat.

B.  Being orderly.

C.  Being messy.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is C. If you have your ducks in a row, that means you have everything organized, which is more or less the opposite of messy, which means disorganized.

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