One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not what one likes or is interested in.‘cats were not her cup of tea’
- ‘If this is not your cup of tea or if you only have a few items for sale then, of course, they will take your items to their auction rooms, where they will be sold on your behalf.’
- ‘It's not my cup of tea, but these guys are incredibly tight.’
- ‘That's not my cup of tea, but it gets the point across.’
- ‘Free verse can be wonderful - but it's just not our cup of tea.’
- ‘‘I've been a couple of times before and it's just not my cup of tea,’ he admits.’
- ‘There's a certain arrogance and authority embedded in it that's necessary for the style, but it's not my cup of tea.’
- ‘It's been very frustrating and it's not my cup of tea.’
- ‘And if running, dodging and shooting was not your cup of tea, there were car and motorcycle rallies, with dirt tracks and the grand prix.’
- ‘A journalistic approach to fiction is not my cup of tea.’
- ‘If sitting and listening is not your cup of tea, sightseeing in a drift boat makes for an interesting alternative.’
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