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Idiom))-apple of one`s eye

Meaning )- someone or something that one likes a lot.

Example)-The little girl is the apple of her grandfather`s eye.

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Idiom))-back to the salt mines

Meaning)- back to work, humorous expression to express going back to unpleasant work.

Example)-"Well, lunch is over so let`s go back to the salt mines for the afternoon."

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Idiom))-bad egg

Meaning)- a bad person, bum.

Example)-That man is a bad egg so you should try and avoid him if you can.

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Idiom))-big cheese

Meaning)- an important person, a leader.

Example)-He is a big cheese in his company so you should be very nice to him .

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I will try to put every week some of the " food idioms".
Thanks Mohanad.
Idiom))-bring home the bacon

Meaning)))- earn your family`s living

Example))-Recently he has been working very hard trying to bring home the bacon. He has no time to do anything else.

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Idiom)))-butter up

Meaning))- flatter someone to try to get their favor or friendship

Example))-He spends most of his free time trying to butter up his boss so that he won`t have to work so hard.

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Idiom)))-carrot and stick

Meaning))- promising to reward and punish someone at the same time

Example))-The government took a carrot and stick approach to the people who were illegally protesting against the construction of the dam.
chew the fat
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Idiom))- chatcoffee break

Meaning))- a break from work to rest and drink coffee.

Example))-We stayed up very late last night chewing the fat about our university days.

Example))-We usually take a 15-minute coffee break every morning about 10 o`clock.

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Idiom))-cool as a cucumber

Meaning))- calm, not nervous or anxious

Example))-He is always as cool as a cucumber and never worries about anything.
cream of the crop

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