Food Idioms – English – ESL

o Pie

It’s as easy as pie; To be pie-eyed; To have a finger in many pies

o Tea

It’s not my cup of tea; I wouldn’t do it for all the tea in China; It’s as good as a chocolate teapot

o Egg

He’s a bad egg; Don’t put all your eggs in one basket; He’s got egg on his face

o Beans

To be full of beans, I haven’t got a bean, to spill the beans

o Vegetables

It’s a hot potato; A carrot and a stick; Like two peas in a pod

o Fruit

To go bananas; It’s a case of sour grapes; A second bite of the cherry.

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