Throwing (also Putting and Setting) the Cat among the Pigeons:
Нарушаване на обществения ред и причиняване на проблеми.
Tell them all they’ve got to work on Saturday. That should set the cat among the pigeons.
But Kernaghan reckons the new expanded director’s cut version will really put the cat among the pigeons.
But if I hadn’t put the cat among the pigeons, he would never have started.
But the act of forwarding the information, and its leak in the media, put the cat among the pigeons.
His sudden resignation as Municipal Affairs Minister and his pledge not to run in the next election has put the cat among the pigeons.
They could really have put the cat among the pigeons in the 65th minute.
Произход / Етимология:
В колониална Индия е съществувал обичай котка да бъде поставяна в една клетка / курник с гълъби и да бъдат организирани залагания колко птици ще повали с удар на лапата й.