Idioms are phrases whose figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning. Recently, I read about a many idioms related to Food/Cooking, which we have been using without thinking, since long. So, I thought of sharing it with my readers and friends, hope you enjoy them, comment your views, share them on your social channels ! 🙂
A piece of cake! : Well, we usually say this when we boast of how easily did a task or how we are a pro at something. Yes, ‘A piece of cake’ means ‘something easy peasy‘.
Want an example? Here you go: Writing is a piece of cake for me.
To go bananas : Crazy, isn’t it? Well, that’s what the meaning of this phrase is; to become crazy!
Here’s an example: Aunt Eve went bananas 😀
Have bigger fish to fry : Well, even veggies can say that! No they aren’t frying a fish, they have work to do, I mean ‘important’! Indeed, it means, ‘have more important task or work to do‘.
Gifting you an example: Couldn’t come to the party tonight, have a bigger fish to fry! ;P
Eat like a horse : No, you aren’t talking about eating fodder, but a deeper meaning it conveys. It says, ‘to eat a lot, in large quantities‘.
Example? : My friend eats like a horse!
Hard nut to crack : Don’t worry, we aren’t talking about tooth problems, but yes, we are close! This idiom means, ‘A difficult problem or difficult person‘.
Take an example: He’s a hard nut to crack 🙂
Aren’t these lovely? Enjoyed? You can even use it in your sentence. Add them NOW to your vocabulary! 🙂