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Food and Drink Idioms (13)

idioms food drink 13   chalk and cheese (completely different from each other): They don’t have anything in common with each other. They are chalk and cheese. cherry pick (pick or accept the best): You can cherry-pick the school you want to go to. chew the cud (think carefully): We …

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Food and Drink Idioms (12)

idioms food drink 12  burn to a crisp (burn something completely): She burned the dinner to a crisp. burn to a crisp (become severely sunburned): If lay in the sun all day, you’ll get burned to a crisp. butter someone up (be nice to someone in order to get them …

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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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