#IOTW: Food Idioms

Aloha, fellas! Tonight I’d like to share some useful food idioms. Stay tuned!

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1. Big Cheese

Meaning: someone important; a leader.

You should listen to Mrs. Mosby. She’s a big cheese in this company.

 

couch-potato-132. Couch Potato

Meaning: someone who spends a lot of time on a couch watching TV.

I can’t wait for summer holiday so I can be a couch potato all day long.

DUCK3.  Duck Soup

Meaning: a task that does not require much effort.

The assignment was like a duck soup to me. I finished it in a blink of an eye.

 

in-a-nutshell14. In a Nutshell

Meaning: to describe something very briefly.

This is a very good book. It tells us about entrepreneurship in a nutshell.

 

3243604708_140bfc705b5. Cut the Mustard

Meaning: to succeed, to do adequately what needs to be done.

If she can’t cut the mustard, we’ll have to find someone else to replace her.

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6. Pie in the Sky

Meaning: an idea or plan that you think will never happen.

His dream to be an astronaut is just a pie in the sky.

 

Small-Potatoes7. Small Potatoes

Meaning: something or someone insignificant.

The money of this contract is small potatoes. But, small potatoes are better than no potato at all.

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8. Have Egg on (someone`s) Face

Meaning: to seem stupid; to be embarrassed by something someone has done.

Her presentation was terrible. She’s really got egg on her face!

It’s a wrap, fellas. See you on another session!

 

Source: www.idiomconnection.com/


Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on May 7, 2016

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