Instant Proverb: ____________ of a joke

____________ of a joke – someone or something that is made fun of/the victim of a joke.

Choose the right answer:

  1. butt
  2. bird
  3. sheep
  4. babe



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The right answer is:





(a butt is an end or an aim)


Here is an example of how you can use it:

After she got herself locked in the bathroom, poor Janet was the butt of our jokes all evening.

The politician quickly became the butt of many jokes in the media when he said buclear nomb instead of nuclear bomb.

The Labour Party’s ideas for new policies became the butt of many Tory jokes.

Who is that skinny little boy with the braces who’s always the butt of your classroom jokes?

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