Idiom: Grain of salt
Meaning: If you should take something with a grain of salt, you shouldn't necessarily believe it all. ('pinch of salt' is an alternative)Country: International English | Subject Area: Food | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Pinch of salt
- Against the grain
- Go against the grain
- Salt of the earth
- Salt in a wound
- Worth your salt
- Back to the salt mines
- Below the salt
- Go pound salt
- Above the salt
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