What does my cup of tea mean?


Idiom Meaning:

something enjoyable


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Curb Your Enthusiasm “Ben’s Birthday Party” (2004)

Time of Scene: ~00:08:50

Susie Greene: Now, is this cute? I mean how much fun is this? Huh? Great, right?

Larry: You know, it’s nice.

Susie Greene: Yeah.

Larry: Not quite my cup of tea, but y’know, uh, it’s nice.

Susie Greene: All right, you know what? Fuck you… and fuck your tea.


Gigi (1958)

Time of Scene: ~00:13:20

Honore Lachaille: Life is thrilling as can be!

Gaston Lachaille: Simply not my cup of tea.

Honore Lachaille: It’s a gay romantic fling!

Gaston Lachaille: If you like that sort of thing.

Honore Lachaille: It’s intriguing!

Gaston Lachaille: It’s fatiguing!

Honore Lachaille: It’s a game!


Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Time of Scene: ~02:03:40

Heinrich Harrer: Ugh! Butter tea. It was never my cup of tea. No no no. One was enough.

Peter Aufschnaiter: Yes. We must follow the custom. A fresh cup of tea is poured for the loved one departing. No no no no no. It sits untouched, waiting for his return.



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