[Phrases] I’m Just A Small Potato

Hey guys! Welcome to [Phrases] today!

Am I fake being cute by calling myself a small potato? Yes. 

Hahahaha, just joking.  🤣

“Small potato” is an expression people often use to mock themselves or others. In today’s [Phrases], we will share with you more expressions about “potato”!

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1. small potatoes

one that is of trivial importance or worth

The insurance premium is small potatoes compared to what we’d have to pay if the house burned down.

Compared to her problems, mine seem like small potatoes.

2. hot potato

a sensitive situation or controversial issue that is difficult to handle and thus gets passed from one person to the next (like a potato that is too hot to hold)

The abortion issue is a political hot potato in the United States.

The issue of immigration became a political hot potato.

3. potato soup

a slang referring to Vodka (which is distilled from potatoes)

I don’t know why Tom buys such cheap potato soup. Sure, it gets you drunk, but the hangover the next morning is savage!

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4. mouse potato

someone who spends an excessive amount of leisure time using a computer while being sedentary

I’ve been playing this addictive online video game, and it has turned me into a total mouse potato!

This new computer is for schoolwork, do you understand? I don’t want you turning into a mouse potato.

5. potato head

a slang for fool or dolt; someone who acts stupidly, carelessly, or thoughtlessly. Sometimes hyphenated or written as two words

John, you potato head—I told you to double-check the oil level before starting the engine!

Janet can be such a potato head sometimes!


Please make some sentences with the phrases we just mentioned by yourself!

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