Many of you may already be familiar with expressions like “piece of cake”, “couch potato” or “in a nutshell “. But what about “tough cookie” and “top banana”? Common speech in English is loaded with food-derived metaphors and other figures of speech. They enrich the language and are actually more frequently used than many might think. Also, they seem to represent some obstacles in communication, specially to the non-native speakers of English.
So, how is your knowledge in food-related idiomos? Why not check the following quiz to find out?
For those who want to learn more, here is a video on food idioms: