624 – Sweets Idioms

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Did you know that something can be as easy as pie or a piece of cake? Your idea can be half-baked or pie in the sky. Oh don’t worry. I’m not trying to sweet talk you. Let’s study together.

Here are the example sentences from this episode. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or join my Podcast Learner’s Group for the transcript, live group lessons, and more.

  • I’ve never tried rock climbing before, but my friend Eddie says that it as easy as pie.
  • Learning how to type was as easy as pie.
  • I can help set up your new computer. It’s a piece of cake!
  • Online shopping is a piece of cake these days.
  • Tommy said that he was thinking of biking from New York to Boston next month, but that sounds like a half-baked idea to me.
  • George told me that he bought an old farmhouse in the countryside and he has some half-baked plan to turn it into a hotel.
  • Paul has this pie in the sky idea to open up a restaurant, but he really doesn’t even know how to cook.
  • Are you still thinking about asking that girl for a date? That’s a pie-in-the-sky. She likes rich guys who drive Lamborghinis, not guys like you who work at McDonalds.
  • Thank you for the compliment, but there’s no way that you are going to sweet-talk me into going to a dance club tonight – I don’t dance.
  • No matter how much you try to sweet-talk the boss, he’s not going to give you a day off next week.

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