This is ‘my cup of tea’!

This is ‘my cup of tea’!

The English idiom “cup of tea” is something that you like enjoy.  Any person who drinks tea will tell you there is nothing better than a warm cup of tea!  ‘A cup of tea’ has been used to describe what is ‘good’ and ‘nice’ for many years....
Uh oh… I’m in a pickle!

Uh oh… I’m in a pickle!

The English idiom ‘in a pickle‘ is used when someone has a problem, or is in a difficult situation. Remember: Idioms are English phrases that have a different meaning to the individual words in the phrase. If you hear this idiom in an English conversation,...
Don’t ‘cry over spilled milk’!

Don’t ‘cry over spilled milk’!

The English idiom ‘(to) cry over spilled milk’ is used when someone is sad or upset about something that has happened in the past and can’t be changed. Usually, is is a small problem. This idiom is often used to give advice by saying “it’s no use crying over spilled...
Your eyes are bigger than my stomach!

Your eyes are bigger than my stomach!

At Christmas and Thanksgiving celebrations, where there is a lot of delicious food, my eyes are always bigger than my stomach! I want to taste everything, so I usually eat too much! The English idiom “eyes bigger than your stomach” is used when someone takes too much...