406 – Food & Eating Idioms

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They are having fun chewing the fat!

They are having fun chewing the fat!

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Are you the big cheese in your office? Are you friendly with the big cheese? For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you six idioms related to food and eating that you can use to talk about situations in the office or at home. The idioms we are going to learn are the big cheese, bite your head off, someone’s bark is worse than his bite, a cake walk, chew the fat, & bite your tongue.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • The big cheese is going to visit the office tomorrow, so everyone needs to wear a suit.
  • I have a dinner meeting with the big cheese tomorrow night.
  • My boss bit my head off because I came to work late.
  • If you don’t clean up your room your mom will bite your head off.
  • The coach seems strict but his bark is worse than his bite.
  • The students are afraid of their teacher but her bark is usually worse than her bite.
  • Jack is good at math so the math exam was a cakewalk.
  • Making cookies is a cakewalk for my mom.
  • I was chewing the fat with my sister last night.
  • We like to chew the fat at the bar.
  • I bit my tongue when the policeman stopped my car.
  • I had to bite my tongue when the boss was angry with me.

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