not be someone's cup of tea


not be someone's cup of tea
not be someone’s cup of tea informal phrase
if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or do not consider them interesting

War films are not really my cup of tea.

Thesaurus: not liked or lovedsynonym
Main entry: cup

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • not be someone's cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • not be someone's cup of tea — informal if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or do not consider them interesting War films are not really my cup of tea …   English dictionary

  • not someone's cup of tea — not (someone s) cup of tea not what someone likes or is interested in. I realize a fantasy computer game is not everyone s cup of tea, but this one is amazing. Usage notes: also used without not: I like suspense in movies. It s my cup of tea …   New idioms dictionary

  • be someone's cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • not be cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • not cup of tea — not (someone s) cup of tea not what someone likes or is interested in. I realize a fantasy computer game is not everyone s cup of tea, but this one is amazing. Usage notes: also used without not: I like suspense in movies. It s my cup of tea …   New idioms dictionary

  • cup of tea — noun an activity that you like or at which you are superior (Freq. 1) chemistry is not my cup of tea his bag now is learning to play golf marriage was scarcely his dish • Syn: ↑bag, ↑dish • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Not my cup of tea — This is a common saying that means something is not to your liking. For example if someone asked you if you would like to go to an all night rave, they would know exactly what you meant if you told them it was not exactly your cup of tea! …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • be cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • tea — [ ti ] noun ** 1. ) uncount a hot brown drink made by pouring boiling water onto the dried leaves of the tea bush. The leaves are called tea leaves and can be bought in small paper bags called tea bags that are put into a cup or teapot: Do you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English