July 7, 2016

Take the biscuit

Posted in Uncategorized at 10:17 pm by Feng

Take the biscuit – You say that something or someone (really) takes the biscuit when it or they have done something that you find extremely annoying or surprising [Cambridge Dict]. It’s chiefly a British idiom; see [Urban Dict]

I got the following from a British friend’s facebook post.

I know I get some odd junk mails but an invitation to what is apparently “Ireland’s largest food and drink business conference and exhibition” takes the biscuit…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: