Idiom of the week

Born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth

Meaning: Born with many advantages; born into wealth

 

Examples:

  • Sally was born with a silver spoon in her mouth.
  • He must have been born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he doesn’t care how much money he spends.
  • She doesn’t know what it’s like to work hard for a living, she was born with a  silver spoon in her mouth.

Pop Quiz: Who was born with a silver spoon in their mouth

a. someone who never needed to work

b. someone who has many jobs

c. someone who ate a lot when they were a baby

Click below for the answer

A is the correct answer. If you were born with a lot of wealth, you will not need to find a job and work.

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3 thoughts on “Idiom of the week

  1. mya says:

    I sent some formula, clothes and toys to my grand daughter.Those are made in the U.S.
    She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth

  2. Sze Wong says:

    My mother was born with a silver spoon in her mouth, She never needed to work in her life. My grandparent, uncle, and me sent a lot of money to her.

  3. Juan Zhao says:

    As I know, even though some people who were born with a silver spoon in their mouths, they had many jobs when they grew up – they liked to be useful in the society.

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