Idiom of the week

  Sweet Tooth

Meaning:  A fondness or craving for sweets; If you have a sweet tooth, you like eating food with sugar in it.

For example:

  • Susan’s sweet tooth is unbelievable – she ate four chocolate bars in one hour!
  • I have a sweet tooth, and if I don’t watch it, I’ll really get fat.
  • When I was younger I had a real sweet tooth, but now I don’t eat too much candy.
Pop Quiz: You have a sweet tooth if you…
  1. always eat your vegetables first.
  2. spend your lunch money on Snickers and lollipops.
  3. always have coffee after dinner.

Read the answer below

2 is the answer. Snicker bars and lollipops are sweets, you should be spending your lunch money on something healthier and more nutritious.

Now, try to find a way to use this idiom in your conversation today!

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16 thoughts on “Idiom of the week

  1. Se Bai Ling says:

    I’m craving for sweets when I was younger, I had sweet tooth, I like ate too much chocolate bars and too much candy. But now,

  2. Se Bai Ling says:

    I’m craving for sweets when I was younger, I had sweet tooth, I like ate too much chocolate bars and too much candy. But now, I have already realized that eating too much sweet candy and chocolates is worst for my health. So, I stoped this bad habit. After learning The Intergrative Nutrition class, I always eat my vegetables, fresh fish, meat first, make my body stronger and healthier.

  3. Sze Wong says:

    I think in the whole world,every child have sweet tooth.I never heard children don’t like sweet candy and chocolate.

  4. Sze Wong says:

    Nobody can believe it.I”m from newborn to thirteen years old .i just ate one time of candy and chocolate bar.I raised up by my grandmother. She believed sweet was no good for my teeth and health.
    I recalled one time(nine years old)
    She escorted me went to her brother’s grand opening Deli in kowloon. when we went home ,her brother gave me a bag of candy and chocolate bar. I was very very very happy.But after few months her brother was sold the deli to his partner. Poor me,no more sweet.
    I

  5. Lisa says:

    Sometimes In the morning, I have a sweet tooth for Kit Kat. Eating Kit Kat makes me happy.

  6. Joe chau says:

    When I was baby,I have a sweet tooth .My mother told me.But mow,I change that.I like less sweet with anything to eat.

  7. Angela Liu says:

    I think I’m not really a sweet tooth. When I was a child, I like to eat candy. But my mom always said,” Dont eat too much, them will damage ur teeth.” so I was scared. I can’t image that I can’t eat other nice food without teeth. From now on, when I saw some sweet food, I always remind myself, “Dont eat too much.”
    And now I think too much auger is not good for your heathy. Factly, I still like eating chocolate, but I just buy dark chocolate.

  8. mya says:

    I don’t like sweet.But only Buttercrunch Toffe(ALMOND ROCA) make me have a sweet tooth.When i see it, it makes me watering.SO…. I always have it.

  9. zhi cheng wu says:

    I have a sweet tooth too, I love candys and I need sugar every day. Because sugar can give me energy.

  10. stephanieHo says:

    I have a sweet tooth too I llike to eat a ice cream because don’t eat too much ice cream

  11. qiu says:

    I don’t have a sweet tooth.

  12. stephanieHo says:

    I have a sweer tooth too l kie to eat a choclate beacause don’t eat too much choclaate.

  13. Zhou says:

    I don’t have a sweet tooth. because I don’t like to eat sweet things.I like to eat vegetables.If the people have a sweet tooth. I hope they should really stop eat sweet thing.

  14. David says:

    I also have a sweet tooth. I like to eat snicker bars and butterfingers. I should really stop, but its so hard to stop.

  15. Lucian says:

    I don’t really have much of a sweet tooth but I do crave the occasional toffee candy or scoop of triple chocolate ice cream.

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