Rabbits are a symbol of fertility, new life, and spring. German immigrants to America in the 1700s brought the egg-laying hare “Osterhase.” The hare, not a rabbit, brought colored eggs to well-behaved children. As the tradition spread across America, the Easter Bunny delivered eggs, candy, chocolates, and gifts. Children left out carrots in case the Easter Rabbit became hungry while making Easter morning deliveries. ~ What’s up Doc!!
Hello and welcome to episode 70…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… pull a rabbit out of your hat
The man who chases two rabbits catches neither ~Confucius
pull a rabbit out of your hat…means to suddenly do something that shows a lot of skill and solves a problem
The player showed great skill when he made the winning shot.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… pull a rabbit out of your hat
The player pulled a rabbit out his hat when he made the winning shot.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … pull a rabbit out of your hat
At the last minute, I was able to pull a rabbit out of my hat and make a cake for the school bake sale.
I don’t know how she repaired the computer; she must have pulled a rabbit out of her hat.
To pass this math exam, I will need to pull a rabbit out of my hat.
What is the best way someone can compliment you when you have done a great job?
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pull something out of the hat
informal | idioms used with family and friends in a relaxed situation
Pulling a rabbit out of a hat is a popular magic trick performed by magicians.