British English Slang – Cuppa.
Meaning – Cup of tea.
- “I think it’s time for a break. Does anyone fancy a cuppa?”
- British Culture – Tea
- Cup of joe (slang) – Coffee.
- Not my cup of tea (idiom) – Something that is not to your liking or preference.
- Spill the tea (idiom) – To gossip or share juicy information or rumours.
- Storm in a teacup (idiom) – A lot of fuss about a trivial matter.
- Tea leaf (slang) – Cockney rhyming slang for a thief or someone who is dishonest.
- Wake up and smell the coffee (idiom) – To become aware of what’s really happening or what needs to be done.
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