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  • Welcome to English at the movies where we teach you American English, heard at the movies.

  • Our saying Today is not my cup of tea from the movie Forever, My Girl.

  • The film is a romance about a country singer who leaves his girlfriend on their wedding day.

  • Instead of becoming a husband, he becomes famous.

  • Eight years later, he returns to the town where he grew up.

  • There he sees his old girlfriend again and her daughter Listen for the phrase not my cup of tea.

  • I e you your that country star.

  • Mama, listen, not really my cup of tea.

  • No offence taking Billy.

  • How old, you and seven.

  • So what do you think?

  • Not my cup of tea means, is it not something I like very much or not?

  • Something I order in a restaurant.

  • Listen again.

  • Did you have the right answer?

  • I e you your that country star, Mama, listen, not really my cup of tea.

  • No offence taking Billy how old you do.

  • And seven, Not my cup of tea means not something I like very much.

  • The expression is common, but also old fashioned.

  • Billy's grown up way of talking is just one of the reasons why the country singer likes her.

  • Now he has to decide, should he stay with Billy and her mom or go back to being a star, and that's English at the movies.

Welcome to English at the movies where we teach you American English, heard at the movies.

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English @ the Movies: 'Not My Cup Of Tea'

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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