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Idioms about Food

Ethan's teachers told him he is the 'cream of the crop' of his graduating class. What does 'cream of the crop' mean? ..........
His drama coach 'egged him on' so he'd go onto the stage and perform as well as he did during the rehearsals. What does "egged him on" mean? ..........
Keira felt like tennis was 'her cup of tea'. What does 'her cup of tea' mean? ..........
Ray was as 'cool as a cucumber' about his exam because he studied all week for it. What does 'cool as a cucumber' mean? ..........
Everyone knew that the politician had his 'finger in the pie' of many businesses around the city. What does 'finger in the pie' mean? ..........
Most of Kim's teachers wanted her to 'use her noodle' more when it came to exam time. What does 'use her noodle' mean? ..........
" 'In a nutshell', the problem was caused by a faulty wire," said the experienced electrician. What does 'in a nutshell' mean? ..........
The trial turned out to be 'a hot potato' that everyone at the table was talking about. What does 'a hot potato' mean? ..........
The king was so rich, arrogant and mean that when he was overthrown by his people, most of his subjects thought it was about time he 'ate humble pie.' What does to 'eat humble pie' mean? ..........
Mary was going through a rough time and her family felt like they had to 'walk on eggshells' around her. What does to 'walk on eggshells' mean? ..........