Sometimes you don’t even need to be an expert in a foreign language to understand its idioms. If your new French friend tells you something will happen when hens have teeth, you can imagine the odds of whatever event you’re talking about taking place are rather small (in Spanish, by the way, we say cuando las ranas críen pelo, ‘when frogs grow hair’). But it’s one thing to understand the idioms and another to use them.

Do you want to really impress native speakers? Use these idioms! The guys at GoCompare have put together this infographic with funny animal idioms from around. Find a way to insert them into your next conversation with a Dutch or Polish speaker.