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    Cut the Mustard is not just a UK idiom

    Regarding the idiom "Cut the Mustard". This site lists it as a UK idiom. I was born in the US, and I've been hearing (and using) that one all my life. "Cut the Mustard" is certainly an American idiom as well.

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    Re: Cut the Mustard is not just a UK idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by panderso View Post
    Regarding the idiom "Cut the Mustard". This site lists it as a UK idiom. I was born in the US, and I've been hearing (and using) that one all my life. "Cut the Mustard" is certainly an American idiom as well.
    panderso, welcome to the forums! I certainly hope you will 'cut the mustard' as our newest member!

    You are correct! "Cut the mustard" is certainly an American idiom as well!

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    Re: Cut the Mustard is not just a UK idiom

    Thanks- I've changed it.

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