Is this the last snow of the winter? It was very warm all weekend and then I woke up to this. It’s the 17th… I thought March was supposed to go out like a lamb!
English idiom / proverb: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
What does this proverb mean?
March “comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” means that the weather is very cold at the beginning part of the month of March but the weather is warmer at the end of the month.
It is also possible to just say “in like a lion and out like a lamb.” It’s a shorter way to say the same thing.
We describe very cold weather in winter as “freezing cold” or “bitter cold.” Click here to learn more weather expressions.
Well, it’s the 17th of March, which it is smack in the middle of the month so maybe it’s not quite time for it to go out like a lamb.
I sure hope it’s out like a lamb because we have had a lot of snow this year and everyone is ready for spring weather!
How about you? How was your weather this year? What is your favorite season and why? Do you get snow in your part of the world? Write a sentence or two to practice your English. I'd love to hear from you and remember, practice makes progress.
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