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    "Not my cup of tea" or "Not my kind of cup of tea"? Which one is right?

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    Default Re: cup of tea

    The first. In The Mighty Quinn Bob Dylan used the variation 'cup of meat' - I don't know whether that's normal AmE usage, but I've always thought it was just Dylan being Dylan. But 'Not my cup of tea' is very common.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    "Not my cup of tea" or "Not my kind of cup of tea"? Which one is right?
    It means "that is not what I prefer".

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