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sweet tooth

sweet tooth

Date: Jun 04 2009

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1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I have a sweet tooth, but I also love cheese. Ahh, good cheese with wine, it doesn’t get any better than that.”

- Hugh Jackman talking about his favorite foods. (People)

Definición

1. Definición - Study the definition.

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wish or desire for sugary foods

2. Usar - Learn how the slang is used.

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Judging by all those shirtless shots in the preview for his new movie Wolverine, Hugh Jackman probably works out a lot and eats healthy foods in order to stay in shape. That might be hard for someone who admits he loves cheese and wine and has a big sweet tooth.

People who have a sweet tooth crave sugary foods like cookies, cake, and candy. This expression has been around since the 1300s, although it used to refer to anyone who enjoyed eating in general. Now it’s just used to talk about people who love sweets.

There are quite a few slang expressions and idioms that use the word “sweet.” Your sweetheart is the person you love. To sweet talk someone means to use nice, flattering words to try to get someone to do something for you. And to be sweet on someone means to have a crush or be fond of someone.

We also sometimes just say sweet to mean “cool” or “good.” For example, some people think Hugh Jackman’s new movie is pretty sweet, but Mason disagrees.

Ejemplos

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“I have a huge sweet tooth but I try not to eat candy every day.”

Ganadores

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

"Sweet tooth" means enjoying food that are sweet,not sour.
por Mr.Bean's wife
Chiarli Someone who likes sweet stuff
por Chiarli
sweet tooth is the fondness for sweets
por Despotis Evelyn
a.toraby Its means you like sugar and bonbon.
por a.toraby
ApriLRaiN to like to eat sweety things for example chocolate
por ApriLRaiN
nowitzki10 that means he likes to eat sweet foods like cholate cake or candy!
por nowitzki10
ciberd7 "sweet tooth" means he loves candies and sweets
por ciberd7
sofree Love to eat sweet food.
por sofree
Gellerke somebody who likes sweets and candies
por Gellerke
dearpesar i am more care about flaver than health
por dearpesar
sebikus I guess that it can be men, who has weakness for sweet delicacy.
por sebikus
to be fond of sweet foods, especially sweets and chocolate!!!!
por RadistkaAnn
lalobrown liking for sweet foods.
por lalobrown
max122 have a sweet tooth- he likes sweets, sweet food.
por max122
Unless Sweet tooth means a love for candy things,sugar,,,etc.We use this slang especially for the one who feels a great desire for desserts..
por Unless
class820 being fond of sweets..
por class820
VOLTS Sweet tooth means a strong appetite for sweet food.
por VOLTS
julee feel unnaturally with sweet food
por julee
bohem good taste
por bohem
traciwan be fond of candy, sweet food
por traciwan
magician23 when someone says that have a sweet tooth, it means that he likes or loves the candies
por magician23

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a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I like sweet thing too and i have a sweet tooth.

11:51 AM Dec 26 2015 |

Otonashi Saya

Saudi Arabia

Lucky 4 me I don't have a sweet tooth XD

09:20 AM Jan 03 2011 |

TranceSoul

TranceSoul

Poland

"sweet tooth".. It's not me! But I admit I love chocolate and I can't imagine world wothout it :D

04:46 AM Jun 10 2009 |

Zoro2

China

You a nice girl.

09:20 PM Jun 09 2009 |

Yoshikara

Yoshikara

Japan

OOooohhhh . . . candies . . . * drool *

02:33 AM Jun 09 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

I'm a huge fond food! hehe mainly,I have to be careful to get out of my shape! hehehe

04:33 PM Jun 08 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Then,I’m a huge sweet tooth! I love to eat! Mainly desserts hehe ;)

04:28 PM Jun 08 2009 |

CSI_fan

CSI_fan

Turkey

i love sweets too!

12:58 PM Jun 08 2009 |

eh'haeus

Brazil

Someone who is addicted to candies.

07:53 AM Jun 08 2009 |

IMOdraude

Brazil

if someone who likes very much sweet has a sweet tooth, a person who likes salty food has….????

04:55 PM Jun 06 2009 |

Josepha

Germany

Sometimes I have a sweet tooth. A few days ago I ate a lot but at the moment I prefer lusty things

10:34 AM Jun 06 2009 |

moomman64

moomman64

Saudi Arabia

I have a very big sweet tooth I like all kinds of sweets but also I like to stay in shape so I have to a lot of exercise.

10:24 AM Jun 06 2009 |

jupiter1986

China

I have a sweet tooth,too!i like everything  in addition to sweet foods.

07:09 PM Jun 05 2009 |

maria_b

maria_bSuper Member!

Brazil

I have sweet tooth, too! Cool

03:56 PM Jun 05 2009 |

SilvioMoraes

Brazil

I have got a sweet tooth, nowadays a prefer drink a beer watching a good movie…and listen a little bit Pink floyd concert…..

09:30 AM Jun 05 2009 |

SilvioMoraes

Brazil

I have got a sweet tooth, nowadays a prefer drink a beer watching a good movie…and listen a little bit Pink floyd concert…..

09:30 AM Jun 05 2009 |

Rufita

Rufita

Kazakhstan

Sweet food for sweet teeth =)

06:57 AM Jun 05 2009 |

kimarr_boink

South Korea

oh i really do have a sweet tooth just like him. i almost eat chocolates and candy everyday.')

04:53 AM Jun 05 2009 |

sofree

sofree

China

I'm really not crazy about sweet food. But I'm crazy about Hugh Jackman, so I might try some, lol~

11:01 PM Jun 04 2009 |

queen_angel

Colombia

that was a good one

03:14 PM Jun 04 2009 |

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