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Idioms with kitchenware

1. Life is just a bowl of cherries


Meaning:__________________________________
Ex: Now that I have been promoted to manager,
life is just a bowl of cherries.

2. Have too much on ones plate


Meaning:__________________________________
Ex: As I have become a manager in this
company now, I just have too much on my
plate.

3. Fork something out (to someone)


Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: My mom is not ready to fork out a few
dollars for my trip.
4. See the glass half full
Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: Even with this lost in my business; I
see the glass half full for the future.
5. See the glass half empty
Meaning: ________________________________
Ex: Things have been disappointing for me
with the new policy of this company and I
see the glass half empty.

6. Have one in the oven


Meaning: _______________________________
Ex: She has twins in the oven and it's due
next month.

7. Have a memory like a sieve


Meaning: ____________________________________
Ex: You know well that her memory is like a
sieve, how can you expect her to do such a
difficult job to remember all the list of products?

8. A watched pot never boils


Meaning: ___________________________________
Ex: It will take time to remove all the viruses from
your computer. Dont be impatient, a watched
pot never boils.

9. The pot calling the kettle


Meaning: ___________________________________
Ex: Dont feel bad about childrens mistakes; you
were a child too once, its like a pot calling
the kettle black.

10. Born with a silver spoon in ones mouth


Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: I cannot buy that expensive necklace
because I was not born with a silver spoon
in my mouth.

11. Go under the knife


Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: If necessary, you must go under the knife
for your heart problem.

12. Out of the frying pan into the fire


Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: She lost her husband a few months ago.
She went out of the frying pan into the
fire when she also lost her son.

12. Not ones cup of tea


Meaning: _________________________________
Ex: You play football very well but its not my
cup of tea.

1. You can't raise your kid overnight. It takes time to grow


up. __________________________
2. She can't lift heavy things; she's got ___________________
______________.
3. I failed my exam. I _____________________________ for
my future.
4. I don't want ____________________________ such a big
amount of money for this expensive jewellery.
5. She tried to convince me that if you move to
Switzerland, _____________________________ there.
6. Your pain in your hand will be relieved if you
__________________________.
7. He can afford to go to the UK for his further study. It is
obvious that he is __________________________.
8. With the school examination, quiz competition and football
match, he ____________________________ already.
9. She has some difficulty remembering spelling.
Her ________________________________.
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10.

You are calling me fat? Look at yourself__________

_____________________ !
11.

This book is about philosophy and it's ____________

______________________ to understand about it.


12.

So what if I failed in the interview, I ______________

__________________.Better luck next time!


13.

I failed my math test and I was ________________

_____________________when I couldn't finish my English


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