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English definition of “not be sb's cup of tea”

not be sb's cup of tea

If something or someone is not your cup of tea, they are not the type of thing or person that you like: Thanks for inviting me, but ballet isn't really my cup of tea.Not liking
(Definition of not be sb's cup of tea from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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