In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers”, let’s take a look at this expression: “Take it with a pinch of salt.”
What does “Take it with a pinch of salt” mean?
“Take it with a pinch of salt” means:
- Do not take it too seriously.
- Martha often exaggerates the achievements she’s had in her painting career, so I take everything she says with a pinch of salt.
- Don’t be upset at Tom’s harsh criticism about your project. He’s no expert so take it with a pinch of salt!
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