cup of tea


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an activity that you like or at which you are superior

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He sat down near her and she handed him a cup of tea.
At this moment Madame de Bellegarde came back for another cup of tea, accompanied by the Count Valentin.
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
I was about to answer No; but remembering that I had taken nothing since seven o'clock that morning, and feeling faint in consequence, I said I would take a cup of tea.
Then, having broken my long fast on a cup of tea and a little thin bread and butter, I sat down beside the small, smouldering fire, and amused myself with a hearty fit of crying; after which, I said my prayers, and then, feeling considerably relieved, began to prepare for bed.
Mr Flintwinch, who had been observantly pausing all this time with a cup of tea in his hand, and his mouth open ready to swallow the contents, began to do so: always entirely filling his mouth before he emptied it at a gulp; and always deliberating again before he refilled it.
Mr Flintwinch had by this time poured himself out another cup of tea, which he was swallowing in gulps as before, with his eyes directed to the invalid.
The title "Largest Cup of Tea in the World" is now registered by the Guinness World Records as achieved by Global Village, Dubai, UAE, on 25 th January 2018.
Chefs who helped prepare the largest cup of tea in the world were part of the Emirates Culinary Guild and were led by Uwe Micheel, president of the guild and assistant vice-president of World Association of Chefs Societies.
To vary this 24 million times would necessitate adding everything from eye of newt to toe of frog which is not my cup of tea.
Sebastian Michaelis said: "What I found fascinating is that there are so many possible ways of making a cup of tea but there is no secret method for the perfect cuppa.
Meanwhile, a member of the association, businessman Hemantha Jayalath said that it is unfair to increase the price of a cup of tea as retail price of sugar has not changed.
A new survey has revealed 60 per cent of Coventrians have never made a cup of tea using tea leaves, while 95 per cent do not know how to stir their tea properly.
Tarang's new unparalleled taste will allow ladies of the household to bond with their family over an unrivalled cup of tea," said Ahsan Afzaal Ahmed, Director Marketing - Engro Foods Limited.