Food idioms 2

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MargiHow was your last seminar about setting up a small business?
SallyIt was very informative especially for the new immigrants. Around hundred people attended.
MargiGreat! Did Alex give a presentation too?
SallyYes, as always he likes his finger in the pie.
MargiBut you can’t deny that he is the cream of the crop.
SallyMaybe, but that’s how he earns his bread and butter, isn’t it?
MargiNo, no. He runs his own business, and that’s the reason his presentations have food for thought which he acquired from his personal experience. That’s why he is  appreciated by the company and by the audience too.
SallyReally! I didn’t know that. He seems quite passionate about setting up small businesses. I would like to write an article about him in our next newsletter. Why don’t you tell me something more about him?
Margi Right now I am as hungry as a bear. Let’s go for lunch, and we will talk there.
SallyLet’s go then.

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Food idioms

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