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Have a Sweet Tooth


Today’s idiom is to have a sweet tooth. When you have a sweet tooth, you like to eat sweet foods, e.g. candies, cakes and cookies.

Here are some sample sentences containing this idiom:

Doug has a real sweet tooth. If he doesn’t watch his diet, he is going to get fat.
Santa eats a lot of cookies. He must have a sweet tooth.
Do you have a sweet tooth?

What do you think of the following newspaper headline with to have a sweet tooth?

Get Rid of that Sweet Tooth: How to Quit Sugar (independent.co.uk, 23 September 2008)

Wouldn’t you love to know how to quit sugar? Is it really possible?

Perhaps, your answer would be the following?

Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is.
-Author Unknown

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