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Cool as a cucumber: and other expressions about food

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Lerner Publications Co.,
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IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
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IG: Illustrated Guide 790L

In a pickle. Apple of my eye. Take the cake. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when no pickles, apples, or cakes are around! That's because these sayings are idioms--phrases that mean something different from what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms leave you with egg on your face. Let's explore a variety of food-related idioms and figure out what people really mean when they use them.

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Full title cool as a cucumber and other expressions about food
Author heos bridget
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Last Update 2018-01-02 00:05:17AM
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series It's just an expression
series_with_volume It's just an expression|
subject_facet English language -- Idioms, Food
title_display Cool as a cucumber : and other expressions about food
title_full Cool as a cucumber : and other expressions about food / Bridget Heos ; illustrated by Aaron Blecha
title_short Cool as a cucumber :
title_sub and other expressions about food
topic_facet English language, Food, Idioms