cup of tea
a task, topic, person, or object well-suited to a person's experience, taste, or liking.
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Origin of cup of tea
First recorded in 1905–10
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Example sentences from the Web for cup of tea
At length, having cleaned everything that was cleanable, she prepared a cup-of-tea, which she drank standing.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins