- 1 Post By sarat_106
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Usually I like my tea sweet.
sweet = having the taste of sugar
It was sweet of you to think of me.
it is very sweet of you = it is very kind/considerate of you
They were terribly sweet to me.
sweet = kind
It was sweet to hear people to praise me so much.
sweet = pleasantly
What is it, my sweet?
sweet = a dear or beloved person
They liked the sweets of life.
I am trilled with the hope to taste the sweets of success.
He craved for the sweets of home.
sweet = enjoyment, pleasure, relish
Is the ham still sweet?
still sweet = not spoiled, sour, or decaying; fresh
We have to keep the rooms sweet.
Then they have a sweet smell.
The air was sweet with the odors of spring.
The air is sweet with thyme.
sweet = fragrant
Jill has a sweet tooth; she always orders apple pie after a meal in a restaurant.
sweet tooth = to be excessively fond of dessert items
What’s your racket?
The drunken man in the street kicked up no end of a racket. (was very noisy and boisterous)
I’m getting too old to stand the racket.
to stand the racket = to take the blame on behalf of one's gang
Thank you for your efforts.
Originally Posted by vil
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