The British Idiom – Not My Cup of Tea
Definition of Not My Cup of Tea
If something is not your cup of tea, it is not what you like or are interested in. We often use the word really to kind of soften it. We can also use the expression without not, to signify that we do like something.
Examples of Usage of Not My Cup of Tea
I can’t stand nightclubs. Crowds of people and all that noise is really not my cup of tea. She said she preferred classical art and that modern, so-called art wasn’t her cup of tea. Mozart is not his cup of tea. Science fiction really is my cup of tea.
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