Like A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off
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Like a chicken with its head cut off

Like A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off


The phrase “like a chicken with its head cut off” is used to describe someone who is panicking or acting in a crazy way.

Example in use: “Julie was so anxious to leave that she was running around like a chicken with its head cut off.”

 

 

Interesting fact

The expression’s origin comes from the fact that a chicken’s body sometimes runs in circles even after the head has been cut off.