In the “goose dance” performers wear their leather clothing inside out, put their right hands into their sleeves and wrap them with red cloth.
swim to the bottom=swim like a stone [ tailor’s goose ])
Thou art a goose , who art always frightened, said the eldest.Hast thou forgotten how many Kings’ sons have already come here in vain? I had hardly any need to give the soldier a sleeping-draught, in any case the clown would not have awakened.
What is it? Sherry asked.She replied, I have goose bumps.
What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
In 1989 we flew to a Trumpeter Swan Society meeting in minnesota and showed films of our goose endeavours
Ann,put on your sweater;you’re so cold you have goose pimples on your arms.
Pull the feathers off(a goose ,chicken, etc)in order to prepare it for cooking
When Baoyu spoke highly of the goose feet and duck tongues served a couple of days before by Madam You, she produced some of her own, pickled with distiller’s grain, for him to try.
The dishonest official knew his goose was cooked when the newspapers printed the story about him.
What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander; what is appropriate for one is appropriate for the other
What a sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander
The speeding ticket cooked his goose with his father.Her goose was cooked when she was caught cheating on the test.
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing.
An unknown substance containing only C, H, and O was isolated from goose liver.
In the hunting he fetched down a wild goose .
I kill’d a sea fowl or two, something like a brand goose , and brought them home, but was not very forward to eat them; so I ate some more of the turtle’s eggs, which were very good.
Other interesting sites include Dayan Ta (Great Wild Goose Pagoda)and Gu Lou (Drum Tower), both erected in the Tang Dynasty
The Wild Goose Pagoda was dimly visible
When the goose is praised, he dances happily
The first was somewhat plump and of medium height. Her cheeks were the texture of newly ripened lichees, her nose as sleek as goose fat. Gentle and demure, she looked very approachable.
The ungainly walk of a goose [gorilla]
Goose eggs don’t think much of chicken eggs and the ferrous metals don’t think much of rare metals--such a disdainful attitude is not scientific
Has the goose been plucked?
When the king expressed doubt, Geng Lei pointed his bow at a wild goose flying in the sky, twanged the bowstring, and the goose fell to the ground
The groom once traveled to the bride’s house on a white pony, bearing fidelity symbols--a gray goose and gander
What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander
Young people perform the “goat dance” or the “goose dance” to enliven the atmosphere.
The strident call of a crane or goose .
The reporter was sent on a wild goose chase, for the monster he was to investigate had never really existed.
make a goose of sb.
Mother Carey’s goose
swam like a tailor’s goose
1.A female goose.
‘The identification mark on the head draws the difference between the female and male variety, _goose_ and the gander.’
2.A foolish person.
‘‘Silly _goose_ ,’ he murmured fondly’
‘You silly _goose_ , the girl you saw him with was Star Ann.’
3.A large waterbird with a long neck, short legs, webbed feet, and a short broad bill. Generally geese are larger than ducks and have longer necks and shorter bills.
‘From October to early spring (if ice doesn’t form solidly on them), many of these ponds host a variety of swans, geese and ducks.’
‘Birds affected by this disease are fowls, bantams, turkeys, geese, ducks, pheasants, guinea fowl and other wild and captive birds, including ratites such as ostriches, emus and rhea.’
4.A tailor’s smoothing iron.
‘A _goose_ is a tailor’s iron; a donkey is a special board used for pressing sleeves and the shears are tailoring scissors.’
5.The flesh of a goose as food.
‘Turkey is easier, but anyone having a fancy for _goose_ , duck, capon or our more unusual feathered friends shouldn’t take any chances.’
‘Christmas dinner includes roast pork or _goose_ , blood sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes, and head cheese, with gingerbread cookies for dessert.’
1.Give (something) a boost; invigorate.
‘the government’s desire to _goose_ the tired housing market’
‘We need one of those altercations every few shows to _goose_ up our ratings.’
2.Poke (someone) in the bottom.
‘He winked at one of the girls and _goosed_ one of the boys.’
‘In idle moments, we have imagined ourselves tugging playfully at his beard, perching on his chunky thighs and _goosing_ his ample behind.’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。