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teacup in Utensils topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishteacuptea‧cup1 /ˈtiːkʌp/ noun [countable]  DFUa cup that you serve tea in storm in a teacup at storm1(5)
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teacupBoth are trying to present the disagreement as a storm in a teacup.Within Dotty's hearing a home pirate remarked that he thought it had all been a storm in a teacup.This disagreement between the different schools of thought is more than just a storm in an academic teacup.What do you compare when choosing whether to jump into the teacup?Instead, ask whether the benefits of the teacup outweigh the cost.Tattling about him over the teacups.No longer did they s? ore their teacups on the windowsill.The twirling teacups of the Mad Tea Party are perfect.