Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Cup"

The meaning of "Cup" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I suppose asking to borrow a cup of coffee is a step too far mean?
A: I think the part you don't understand is "a step to far". That means, that someone is doing something that is not acceptable or/and appropriate. The expression "crossing de line" has the same meaning
Q: What does "A cup of builder's tea is only cool when you are slumming it."
(The text is about why young British people tend to drink less and less tea) mean?
A: "Slumming it" when you are being stingy (geizig) or enduring conditions that are worse than normal.

"Builder's tea" is strong tea (meaning it was brewed strongly and only has a little bit of milk in it). It got that name because manual workers (e.g. builders, plumbers) drink that type of tea.

In this sentence, "cool" means "trendy" (auch "cool" auf Deutsch).

So this sentence means "strong tea is only cool when you are being stingy".

I hope that answers your question!
Q: What does you are not my cup of tea mean?
A: Its not their liking. Everyone has their preference like, a music genre, a brand of car, a body type. That's what the person in question prefers. Like a cup of tea, everyone has their preferred flavor. Saying "That is not my cup of tea." Means that someone or something is not what you prefer.

For example. I love motorcycles of all body types and makers but I love Harley's the most. I could say "The Yamaha R1 is a beautiful bike but crotch rockets are just not my cup of tea."
Q: What does You might need a cup and brush. mean?
A: @anpanman0110さんはカップとブラシが要るかもしれない。
Q: What does I have drunk four cups of coffee today. mean?
A: @chaba: It means that you drank four cups of coffee for the day

Example sentences using "Cup"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Not my cup of tea .
A: -I tried watching that TV show, but it's not my cup of tea.
-I don't like maths: it's not my cup of tea.
-Sweet food isn't my cup of tea.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Not my cup of tea.
A: You can drink many tea as you want but not my cup of tea.

You literally drank all the tea but not my cup of tea!
Q: Please show me example sentences with my cup of tea.
A: Rock music is just not my cup of tea.
I prefer classic music.
Q: Please show me example sentences with It's no my cup of tea .
A: no = not

My girlfriend likes hiking but it's not my cup of tea. I prefer to go swimming.

My brother likes dogs but they are not my cup of tea, I'd rather have a cat.

Hey that is not my cup of tea!!, I was drinking coffee. You idiot!
Q: Please show me example sentences with single-serving (cup, cream...).
A: I don't understand the question: (

Synonyms of "Cup" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between cup and mug ?
A: A mug is a type of cup, usually used for hot drinks like tea and coffee, because they are usually made of ceramic, which is good for heating up.
Q: What is the difference between A cup of coffee and A mug of coffee ?
A: I think most people would ask for a cup of coffee, even if it comes in a mug.
Q: What is the difference between cup and mug ?
A: One can speak of a mug that he uses to drink tea, but it is perhaps coffee that has made mug so very popular around the world. Generally speaking, a mug is a type of cup that is sturdier and comes without a saucer while cup and saucer are visualized as a pair. A mug can be with or without a handle on its side though mugs with two handles are also available in the market.

Cup is a generic term to indicate objects designed to hold fluids and used for drinking. It is the most common of drink ware found in all parts of the world. It is mostly made of ceramic though it is also available in metallic and even in glass.
Q: What is the difference between cup of tea and cuppa ?
A: same mean, cuppa is slang contraction of "cup of", believed to be Irish in origin.
Q: What is the difference between I'd like a cup of coffee and could I get a cup of coffee ?
A: No worries, I'm glad to be able to help :)

Both are very natural, but I suppose it also depends on where you are. For example if you're at a cafe you would say "I'd like a cup of coffee", whereas if you are asking a friend at her house you'd say "Could I have a cup of coffee please?"

Translations of "Cup"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? This is a cup with water in it. I want small pizza with cheese on it.
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "That's my cup of tea" what is this mean?
A: That's my cup of tea means it's your style or you like it like that
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? can I have a cup of tea instead?
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? it's not my cup of tea
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? would you like a cup of coffee
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Other questions about "Cup"

Q: I have drunk a cup of coffee in lunch time. does this sound natural?
A: I had a cup of coffee during lunch.
Q: If I were to come back alive, I would like you to let me drink a cup of green tea in your tea-ceremony room. もし生きて帰ってきたら、おまえの茶室で茶飲ませてくれるか? does this sound natural?
A: This usually means that the speaker is pretty sure they will not make it back, but there is small chance they could. To imply that one will definitely not come back, you could say something like, "If I could come back" or "If I were able to come back".
Q: How do you read "3/4 cup vinegar" in cooking? "Three per four cup of vinegar?"
A: Three quarters cup of vinegar

2/3→two thirds
1/4→a(one)quarter(fourth)
3/7→three sevenths
1/2→a(one)half
24/789,twenty four over seven hundred and eighty nine。
(^_−)−☆
Q: I'd like a cup of tea with two wedges of lime. does this sound natural?
A: Or: "...with two lime wedges."

"Two wedges of lime" sounds a bit old-fashioned, but both ways are fine.
Q: How many cup of coffee do I have to drink so this drowsiness gone... does this sound natural?
A: How many cups of coffee do I have to drink to get rid of this drowsiness?

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