This blog is for students taking English 140-189 at Athabasca University.
Going deer hunting with my husband is not my cup of tea.I wouldn’t shoot a deer for all the tea in China.I think a loaded rifle is as good as a chocolate teapot.NormaEnglish 143
Watching hockey is not my cup of tea.I wouldn't watch the NHL playoffs for all the tea in China.I think the Stanley cup is as good as a chocolate teapot.
Alexey ENG140Watching music competitions is not my cup of tea.
NORMA:All three well done!GEORGE:Good usages:-)ALEXEY:Nicely done!
Valerie140Drinking beer is not my cup of tea.All the tea in China couldn't get me to drink beer.I think breweries are as good as a chocolate teapot.
VALERIE: Yes, but your examples are quite amusing when you think about it:-))
Sitting on a plane for endless hours is not my cup of tea.All the tea in China couldn't get me on an endless plane ride.
RufusENGL143Politics is not my cup of tea. I wouldn’t go into politics for all the tea in China Politicians’ promises these days are as good as a chocolate teapot.
NICOLE: well done!RUFUS: great sentences!
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