🍴1. curry favour 討好，奉承，拍馬屁（curry是咖喱）
He's always trying to curry favour with the boss.
🍴2. be in apple-pie order 井然有序；整齊；井井有條（apple-pie是蘋果派）
Their house is always in apple-pie order.
🍴3. jam tomorrow 許而不予的好東西，可望不可及的東西（jam是果醬）
As children we were always being promised jam tomorrow, if only we would be patient.
🍴4. (as) cool as a cucumber 鎮靜，冷靜，泰然自若（cucumber是黃瓜）
She walked in as cool as a cucumber, as if nothing had happened.
🍴5. be like chalk and cheese 截然不同；迥異（chalk是粉筆，cheese是乳酪）
My brother and I are like chalk and cheese.
🍴6. like two peas in a pod （尤指外觀）非常相像（pea是豌豆）
The twins are like two peas in a pod.
🍴7. bean counter （尤指大公司的）會計師（bean是豆類）
It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective.
🍴8. bring home the bacon 養家糊口（bacon是培根）
I can't sit around all day - someone's got to bring home the bacon.
🍴9. chew the cud 深思，反復思考（cud是咀嚼物）
He sat for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.
🍴10. eat crow / eat humble pie 認錯；道歉（pie是餡餅）
After boasting that his company could outperform the industry's best, he's been forced to eat humble pie.
🍴11. sour grapes 酸葡萄（指由於得不到而貶低某物，grape是葡萄）
I don't think it's such a great job - and that's not just sour grapes because I didn't get it.
🍴12. spill the beans 洩露秘密（bean是豆類）
So who spilled the beans about her affair with David?