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Food and Drink Idioms (11)

idioms food drink 11 a vegetable (a person who is alive but is unable to think or move correctly because of brain damage) a vegetable (a person who has  inactive life): Since I retiring from the company, I’ve felt like a vegetable. bean counter (someone who keeps strict control and …

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Food and Drink Idioms (10)

idioms food drink 10 back to the salt mine (have to return to work or something unpleasant): The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines! (The phrase implies that the speaker is a slave who works in the salt mines). bear fruit (produce good results): The project …

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Food and Drink Idioms (9)

idioms food drink 9 all grist to the mill: I never refuse odd jobs to gain more experience, it’s all grist to the mill. all sweetness and light: When they learned who I was they became all sweetness and light. an olive branch: The government is offering an olive branch …

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Food and Drink Idioms (8)

idioms food drink 8  I can’t stand that old chestnut, I heard that a hundred times. He was as nice as pie, as if nothing had happened. She met a stud-muffin in the gym. I got a sweet deal on this shirt. It was 75% off! You can also add more …

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Food and Drink Idioms (7)

idioms food drink 7  John is an apple-polisher. He will do anything for the manager. Learning to drive these latest automatic cars is as easy as shelling peas. Evan is as nutty as a fruitcake. They will put him in a mental hospital someday. In a heavy traffic jam; a …

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