English Idioms: Food

8 Funny Idioms About Food with Examples and Explanations. Make a poster of this to use at groups, then have students find idioms in their reading, and write what they really mean.

Idiom of the day: Call it a day.  Meaning: To stop doing something, especially working.    #idiom #idioms #english #learnenglish #callitaday

Idiom of the day: Call it a day. Meaning: To stop doing something, especially working. Example: I’m getting a bit tired now - let’s call it a day.

Idiom of the day: Fly on the wall. Meaning: Someone who can secretly see and hear what happens. #idiom #idioms #english #learnenglish

Idiom of the day: Fly on the wall. Meaning: Someone who can secretly see and hear what happens. Example: I’d give anything to be a fly on the wall when she tells him she’s pregnant.

"Take down" means "to make notes, to write down information".  Example: The police took down his answers to their questions.  #phrasalverb #phrasalverbs #phrasal #verb #verbs #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Take down" means "to make notes, to write down information". Example: The police took down his answers to their questions.

"Not your cup of tea" means "not what you like".  Example: Thanks for inviting me, but opera isn't really my cup of tea.  #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

“Not your cup of tea” means “not what you like”. Example: Thanks for inviting me, but opera isn’t really my cup of tea.

"La la land" means an unreal place, a fantastic dreamworld. Example: Most celebrities live in a la la land of luxury hotels and expensive cars. #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #lalaland #dreamworld

“La la land” means an unreal place, a fantastic dreamworld. Example: Most celebrities live in a la la land of luxury hotels and expensive cars.

"Ear candy" means pleasant-sounding music. Example: Tom loves filling his iPod with his favourite ear candy and going for a long ride on his bicycle. #slang #englishslang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #earcandy #music

"Ear candy" means pleasant-sounding music. Example: Tom loves filling his iPod with his favourite ear candy and going for a long ride on his bicycle.

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