IDIOMS: TO CUT THE MUSTARD

mustardNell’articolo di questo mese intitolato Coin a Phrase viene menzionato questo idiom con il seguente esempio: If a woman ‘cuts the mustard’ at work, she is very good at her job. Infatti in inglese l’espressione ‘to cut the mustard’ (letteralemente ‘tagliare la senape’) significa ‘to succeed, to come up to expectations’.

 

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