Food Idioms


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Here are some common idioms based on food and foods. Each entry includes the meaning of the idiom and shows the idiom in context in an example sentence. At the end is a food idioms quiz to check your understanding.

idiom meaning example sentence
apple of one’s eye a person that is adored by someone Baby Jessica is the apple of her father’s eye.
(have a) bun in the oven be pregnant I don’t think Jan will come to the bar because she has a bun in the oven.

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