Printable Handout: Idioms- Food

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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - I don't like horror films; they're not my cup of ____.
coffee
tea
Q2 - He was as cool as ____ in court; it looked as if he was enjoying it.
an ice cream
a cucumber
an ice cube
Q3 - She looks just like her sister; they are like ____ in a pod.
beans
peas
nuts
Q4 - He wasn't good enough for the job; he failed to cut the ____.
mustard
sauce
Q5 - I waste a lot of money; I spend it like ____.
wine
water
Q6 - The record is number one in the charts; it's selling like hot ____.
potatoes
cakes
Q7 - There are no hills for miles; it's as flat as a ____.
biscuit
pancake
Q8 - He's very sensitive, so people walk on ____ when he's around.
eggs
crackers
Q9 - He saved my ____ by lending me some money when I needed it.
pork
bacon
Q10 - Which came first; the ____ or the egg?
hen
chicken
Q11 - No one wants to get involved- it's become a hot ____.
cake
potato
Q12 - She's in a coma on a life support machine- she's a complete ____.
fruit
vegetable

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