not cup of tea

not cup of tea
not (someone's) cup of tea not what someone likes or is interested in.

I realize a fantasy computer game is not everyone's cup of tea, but this one is amazing.

Usage notes: also used without not:

I like suspense in movies. It's my cup of tea.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • not your cup of tea — ◇ If something is not your cup of tea, you do not like it very much or you are not very good at it. I m afraid that skiing just isn t my cup of tea. She admits that stamp collecting isn t everyone s cup of tea. • • • Main Entry: ↑cup not your cup …   Useful english dictionary

  • not one's cup of tea — See: CUP OF TEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not one's cup of tea — See: CUP OF TEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not be someone's cup of tea — not be someone’s cup of tea informal phrase if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or do not consider them interesting War films are not really my cup of tea. Thesaurus: not liked or lovedsynonym Main entry: cup …   Useful english dictionary

  • not be someone's cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • not be cup of tea — (not) be (someone s) cup of tea if someone or something is not your cup of tea, you do not like them or you are not interested in them. If Yeats isn t your cup of tea, why not try some of the more contemporary Irish poets? …   New idioms dictionary

  • not someone's cup of tea — not (someone s) cup of tea not what someone likes or is interested in. I realize a fantasy computer game is not everyone s cup of tea, but this one is amazing. Usage notes: also used without not: I like suspense in movies. It s my cup of tea …   New idioms dictionary

  • not somebody's cup of tea — not sb s cup of ˈtea idiom (informal) not what sb likes or is interested in • An evening at the opera isn t everyone s cup of tea. • He s nice enough but not really my cup of tea. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • not my cup of tea — If something is not your cup of tea, you don t like it very much …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not one's cup of tea — ► not one s cup of tea informal not what one likes or is interested in. Main Entry: ↑cup …   English terms dictionary

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