someone's cup of tea

noun phrase

Definition of someone's cup of tea

: something that someone likes or is good at usually used in negative statements I'm afraid that skiing just is not my cup of tea.She admits that stamp collecting isn't everyone's cup of tea.

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“Someone's cup of tea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someone%27s%20cup%20of%20tea. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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