Be sweet on : to be in love
Jackson is sweet on Sally.
Short and sweert : without delay.
Don’t waste time telling me what the problem is. Just give it to me short and sweet.
Sweet nothings : words of endearment between lovers.
Billy is whispering sweet nothings in sally’s ear.
Sweet talk: pleasant but usually insincere talk only to get what you want.
Sally didn’t fall for billy’s sweet talk.
Sweetheart/sweetie/sweetie-pie: a loved one, darling
To have a sweet tooth: to be fond of sweet food.
Cynthia ha a sweet toot; she can finish a box of chocolate in just minutes.
Bitter end: the Very end/death.
The two enemies fought to the bitter end
Bitter pill : anything that is hard to accept.
Having to lose his sweetheart to another guy is for Billy a bitter pill to swallow
Bittersweet : pleasant and painful at once.
Billy ha bitter sweet memories of his life with Sally.
As salty as a herring: very salty
Eat one’s salt : be a guest
I don’t like the idea of that bum Ronny eating my salt.
Salted : experienced
Mr. Smith is a really salted salesman.
Saltwater(fish) : living in the sea or in water like seawater.
Take with a grain/pinch of salt : not believe all.
You should take Danny’s story about his heroic deeds with a grain of salt.
The salt of the earth : person or people who make the world a beter place.
Helpful old Mr. Jones is considered the salt of the aeart by his neighbors.
To rub salt into the wound : to worsen a situation.
Tinna dumped her boyfriend Tony saying she was in love with his biggest enemy Sam. Now that’s rubbing salt in to the wound.
Worth his salt: competence, efficient
The Boss thinks the new employee is woth his salt
As sour as vinegar : very sour
Sour grapes: something that a person pretends to dislike because he can’t have it.
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