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BBC Learning English - The Teacher

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The Teacher - food idioms - beans
Comic explanation of three food idioms by 'The Teacher': full of beans haven't got a bean spill the beans

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The Teacher - food idioms - vegetables
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': It's a hot potato A carrot and a stick Like two peas in a pod

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The Teacher - food idioms - fruit
Comic explanation of common food idioms by 'The Teacher': To go bananas It's a case of sour grapes A second bite of the cherry

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The Teacher - food idioms - pie
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': It's as easy as pie To be pie-eyed To have a finger in many pies.

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The Teacher - food idioms - egg
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': He's a bad egg; Don't put all of your eggs in one basket; He's got egg on his face;

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The Teacher - food idioms - tea
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': 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.

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