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FOOD IDIOMS:

FOOD IDIOMS Read and try to translate

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I thought I was just going to interview the secretary, but they let me talk to the big cheese himself. = very important person (VIP)

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Please tell me the bread and butter of your report. Don’t go into details. = necessities, the main thing

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Rick wants to be rich but he doesn’t want to work. He wants to have his cake and eat it too . = want more than your fair share or need

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He had the ball, but he dropped it! What a butterfingers ! = somebody who often drops things

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I thought I was afraid of flying, but I was cool as a cucumber all the way to England. = very relaxed

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We invited the cream of the crop to entertain us at the Christmas party. = the best

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Opera isn't exactly my cup of tea . = something you enjoy (usually used negatively)

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You're going to have to really use your noodle on this crossword puzzle. It's very difficult! = use your brain

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I'm nuts about classical music these days. = like a lot

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Harry has been out to lunch ever since he lost his job. = crazy or mad

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Your daughter is one smart cookie . She reads much higher than her grade level. = a very intelligent person

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Don’t worry! This test is piece of cake . I finished it in twenty minutes. = easy, simple

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That second-hand car I bought was a real lemon . It broke down a week after I bought it . = to buy something useless or defective

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Fred will never ask Lucy for a date. He is a chicken . = a cowardly person

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They couldn't get to sleep because they were full of beans . = to have lots of energy

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He never phoned his mother. He was a bad egg . = а person who cannot be trusted

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She should get out more, she's turning into a real couch potato . = someone who just sits on the couch watching TV

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When Harry lost his job, he was really in the soup . = to be in serious trouble

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I'm looking for a job. I need to do something to bring home the bacon . = to earn money to live

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