Today’s Idiom: Smells Fishy

Try to use today’s English idiom, Smells Fishy, in your next conversation!

Smells fishy” means something is suspicious, strange, or not right.


1. That used car for sale smells fishy! It’s really cheap, but the seller won’t say where he got it.
2. The woman returned the rental bicycle damaged. She said she got hit by a car, but had no injuries. Smells fishy!

Question Time

1. What things do you prefer to buy new? Used?
2.  Have you ever been in a situation where something smelled fishy?


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