Not my cup of tea
If something is not your cup of
tea, you do
not like it or you are not
interested in it.
The positive version of this
“it’s my cup of tea”, has been in
the late 1800s when the British
using the phrase “my cup of tea”
to describe something they liked.
know that the British love their
tea!) In the 1920s, the word ‘not’
to the phrase to describe
something that they didn’t like.
“Some people love playing cricket,
but it’s not my cup of tea.”
“I know that horror films are not
your cup of tea, but you should
see this one – it’s amazing!”
Peter: “Did you listen to the CD I
Kevin: “Yes, I listened to it twice
but it’s not really my cup of tea.”
You can also use the opposite:
“I really like Van Gogh’s paintings.
They’re just my cup of tea.”
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