- Can you think of any particular food you associate with Easter?
- Do you think you have healthy eating habits?
- During Easter, your daily routine changes. Do your eating habits change too?
Anyway, the way you eat and your eating habits is really “FOOD FOR THOUGHT”
“FOOD FOR THOUGHT”, is an idiom that means that something is worth thinking about or considering seriously.
In English, there are many idiomatic expressions connected with food. The translation of many of these idiomatic expressions is not always easy.
Let’s see if we learn a few and have fun while using them. Check if you know the meaning of the following words:
NUTS, BANANAS, APPLES, BROTH, CHEESE, PEAS, RECIPE,POTATO, CUCUMBER, EGGS.
Most probably you know all of them, don’t you? But I bet you do not know the meaning of the following expressions:
What?s the difference between a couch potato and a hot potato?
Visit the following site and find out.http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/cat/1.html
Copy the expressions in your notebook and their corresponding meaning. Try to visualise the idiom as an image, it really helps.
|Idiomatic expressions with food||Meaning|
|6.Apples and oranges|
|7.One bad apple|
|8.Chalk and cheese|
|9.Alike as two peas|
|10.As cool as a cucumber|
|11.Too many cooks spoil the broth|
|12.Recipe for disaster|
|13.All your eggs in one basket|
|14.Spill the beans|
|15. An apple a day keeps the doctor away|
Homework: Monday 2d May . Copy the list of idioms and their meaning in your notebook. Post to the blog your favourite 5 idioms from this list and add one more.