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The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Meaning of "a little bird" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A LITTLE BIRD

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WHAT DOES A LITTLE BIRD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a little bird in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A LITTLE BIRD

a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level
a lick and a promise
A list
a load of
a lump in one´s throat
a matter of life and death
a matter of opinion
a mensa et thoro
a mite
a month of Sundays
a mountain to climb
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin

WORDS THAT END LIKE A LITTLE BIRD

bird
brain-fever bird
cage bird
dolly bird
early bird
elephant bird
frigate bird
game bird
get the bird
give someone the bird
gooney bird
like a bird
old bird
rainbow bird
rare bird
sea bird
secretary bird
shore bird
umbrella bird
wading bird
water bird

Synonyms and antonyms of a little bird in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a little bird» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A LITTLE BIRD

Find out the translation of a little bird to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a little bird from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a little bird» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一只小鸟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un pajarito
570 millions of speakers

English

a little bird
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक छोटी सी चिड़िया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القليل من الطيور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Птичка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um passarinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটু পাখি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un petit oiseau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Burung kecil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein kleiner Vogel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

小鳥
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

작은 새
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Manuk cilik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một con chim nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு சிறிய பறவை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थोडे पक्षी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küçük bir kuş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un uccellino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ptaszek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Пташка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un pic de pasăre
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα πουλάκι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n voëltjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en liten fågel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en liten fugl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a little bird

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A LITTLE BIRD»

The term «a little bird» is very widely used and occupies the 5.767 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A LITTLE BIRD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a little bird

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3 QUOTES WITH «A LITTLE BIRD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a little bird.
1
James M. Barrie
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
2
Eduardo Galeano
Each day has a story to - deserves to be told, because we are made of stories. I mean, scientists say that human beings are made of atoms, but a little bird told me that we are also made of stories.
3
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A LITTLE BIRD»

Discover the use of a little bird in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a little bird and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Things A Little Bird Told Me
In Biz's world: -Opportunity can be manufactured -Great work comes from abandoning a linear way of thinking -Creativity never runs out -Asking questions is free -Empathy is core to personal and global success In this book, Biz also ...
Biz Stone, 2014
2
It Is About a Little Bird
Visiting their grandmother's farm, sisters Ilse and Adah discover a mysterious birdcage and learn about their grandmother's journeys through Paris and Rome.
Jessica Lange, 2013
3
There's a Frog in My Throat!: 440 Animal Sayings a Little ...
440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me. An amusing and informative collection of animal sayings.
‎2003
4
A Little Bird Told Me: Family Secrets, Necessary Lies
A quiet suburban backyard. A small child sits on her grandmother's knee. A little bird arrives in the garden. 'What has he come to tell us?' asks Nanna ... This is a true story about lots of little secrets and one big one.
Lynette Russell, 2002
5
A Little Bird Told Me
From the remote outback to the world stage, the far from ordinary life so far of one of Australia's most talented and beloved singer-songwriters.
Kasey Chambers, 2011
6
A Little Bird Told Me...
A discovery of the truth through love.
Barbara Vose Danilack, 2005
7
Little Bird - Pajarito
spring la primavera family la familia to build construir nest el nido bird el pájaro hole el hueco tree el árbol one day un día a little bird un pajarito lt fell. Se cayo. to fall caerse It was spring. Era primavera. Una familia de pájaros azules construyó  ...
Joyce Fernandez, 2010
8
Things A Little Bird Told Me
Biz Stone. quirkier iteration, and my bird now had a little hairdo. That was our Twitter bird for a while. Later, I started thinking more philosophically about it. Any company could use the first letter of their name as a logo. Only Twitter could usea  ...
Biz Stone, 2014
9
God, the Angels, & Me
One day as I was out in the coffee and macadamia nut farm, I found a little bird trying to fly, but it had a broken wing. I picked up this hopeless, little bird, God's little creature. I felt that my help was needed there. I held it next to my heart and ...
Linda Mae Valencia, 2011
10
So, You Think You're Alone
There it was a little bird, pure white, either a baby pigeon or a dove. It seemed to be struggling as I gently removed him from the bushes. He was injured. He must have been hit by a car and knocked into the bushes. I tried to handle him as ...
Ann Marlatt, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A LITTLE BIRD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a little bird is used in the context of the following news items.
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Here's what kept corporate corridors abuzz this week
A little bird tells us tinsel town's bad boy Arjun Kapoor was pestering the SBI chairperson to swap seats so that he could sit next to his pals ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Apple iPad Pro display suppliers secured: Sharp and Samsung
A little bird, i.e. so-called “industry insiders”, tell us Cupertino's long rumored 12.9-inch iPad plans are finally evolving, with a commercial launch ... «VR-Zone, Jul 15»
3
Nature Notes: A little bird with a sizable job
Banding records tell us that the ruby-throated hummingbird — the only one of its species to nest east of the Rockies — may well return next ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Eat It Up: Vegan cheese plates, free fried chicken and a Little Bird
Welcome to the Thursday edition of Eat It Up (it's a short work week for us, so we're sending this week's food business round-up, usually ... «Portland Business Journal, Jul 15»
5
Next Hearthstone expansion to be announced on July 22
... don't muster for battle for a piece of news, you do it for the actual battling. [Update: a little bird tells us to expect an announcement on 22 July.] ... «PC Gamer, Jul 15»
6
The True Face of Traditional Thinking II
... a grain of corn passes undigested through the stomach of a little bird. They would rather we aspired like eagles and developed better ways of ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
7
It's been a busy week of activities
A little bird told me that Barb and Dale Hart recently celebrated an anniversary. Congratulations.. An impromptu gathering at the Skyline in ... «La Crosse Tribune, Jul 15»
8
FNE at Fest Anča: VIM and TOM Series in Production
The different stories revolves around the idea of an unusual friendship and tolerance as the main characters are a little bird and a bat, ... «Film New Europe, Jun 15»
9
Novak Djokovic wins with feathery touch; Lleyton Hewitt grinds to end
They were scheduled to play 65 matches on opening day at Wimbledon on Monday. When the smoke cleared, a little bird and an aging Aussie ... «Los Angeles Times, Jun 15»
10
Novak Djokovic too strong for Philipp Kohlschreiber as he kicks off …
Talking of binoculars, the game turned us all into 'twitchers' when a little bird with little concern for its own safety appeared on court. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
REFERENCE
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