Deer in the Headlights

Welcome to English in a minute! Headlights are the two bright lights in front of a car.But what does a deer have to do with headlights? I cannot believe you got to meet Hillary Clinton!That must have been so incredible.I know.It was so incredible that I couldn’t say anything!I was like a deer caught in headlights! Well,that’s understandable.But maybe next time you won’t have that deer in the headlights look!If a deer is on the road at night and a car is coming,it stands still,doing nothing,until its eyes can adjust to the bright lights.This,unfortunately,puts the deer in danger.If someone says you look like a deer in the headlights.It means you look frozen with surprise,shock,or maybe even fear.And that’s English in a minute!

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