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Cheese! Cheese is a dairy product that comes in hundreds of different textures and flavors, and there is definitely one that you like. In today’s [Phrases], we will share with you idiomatic expressions about cheese.
One who is regarded as a traitor. “Cheese” alludes to rats eating cheese, playing on the definition of “rat” meaning “traitor.”
The gang was determined to find the cheese-eater who told the police about their illegal activities.
2. tough cheese
A phrase used when one is unsympathetic to someone who has suffered a hardship.
If you slept through your alarm because you stayed up half the night, tough cheese!
3. big cheese
An important, successful, or influential person.
Jacob thinks he’s a big cheese now that he’s been promoted to assistant manager.
I’m the big cheese around here, so you have to do what I say.
4. cheese off
To anger or irritate someone.
I don’t think I said anything to cheese him off, so I’m not sure why he’s so mad.
5. chalk and cheese
To emphasize that two people or things are very different from one another.
Good luck getting those two to talk to each other—they’re like chalk and cheese.
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