Food Idiom Conversation Questions

Make sure you understand the question, including the idiom in bold, and then try to answer. Try to use full sentences, and continue your conversation naturally.

Discussion Questions:

  1. In an emergency, could you stay as cool as a cucumber?
  2. Do you agree that variety is the spice of life? Explain your answer.
  3. During your childhood, were there any bad eggs in your neighborhood or at your school?
  4. What is the last thing that you were nuts about?
  5. What are you doing now that you hope will bear fruit later?
  6. Can you think of a product or concert ticket that has recently been selling like hotcakes?
  7. Who brings home the bacon in your family?
  8. Did your parents ever go bananas at you? Why?
  9. When someone tries to butter you up, does it usually work?
Two rabbits are biting a piece of carrot that is being held by a human hand.
  1. Do you respond better to carrots or sticks?
  2. What is the landscape like in your hometown? Is it as flat as a pancake?
  3. Do you enjoy chewing the fat? With whom?
  4. Are any of your friends like chalk and cheese?
  5. Do you know any couch potatoes? What do they watch? Do you encourage them to be more active?
  6. Do you agree that you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar? What makes you think so?
  7. Can you describe yourself, in a nutshell?
  8. Have you ever had to eat humble pie? What were you wrong about?

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