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Animal EmotionPlay
The tail often indicates an animal's emotional state or behavior. SlideA cat's tail might puff up when it's scared.
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Not Just LengthPlay
'Tail' refers to the entire hind part, not just a long piece sticking out. SlideA rabbit has a short, fluffy tail.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Sometimes 'tail' is used metaphorically in idioms and phrases. SlideHe was 'tail between his legs' embarrassed.