cup of tea

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cup of tea (plural cups of tea)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see cup,‎ tea. A cup with tea in it.
    Would you be a dear and get me a cup of tea, please?
  2. (idiomatic, singular only) Whatever suits or interests one.
    Daytime television is not my cup of tea.

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  • (whatever suits or interests one): Used in phrases such as "not his cup of tea", "just my cup of tea", etc.

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