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all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor

slang Involving oneself in something one knows little or nothing about. You weren't there, so would you quit commenting on my fight with Sue? You're all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor! Who gave you the right to comment on my relationship? Man, you're all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor. You're all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor, clearly. You don't know half of the things that he's done to me over the years.
See also: all, and, flavor, know

all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor

slang Involving oneself in something one knows little or nothing about. You weren't there, so would you quit commenting on my fight with Sue? You're all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor! Who gave you the right to comment on my relationship? Man, you're all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor. You're all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor, clearly. You don't know half of the things that he's done to me over the years.
See also: all, but, flavor, know

flavor (something) with (something)

To add something, such as a spice or an herb, to a dish to enhance or improve its flavor. I'm begging you, please don't flavor the guacamole with cilantro—I hate the taste of it. My Italian relatives love to flavor everything with garlic.
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flavor of the month

Someone or something very popular but only temporarily or ephemerally. The phrase is often used to describe fleeting romantic relationships. I wouldn't get too attached to Katie, she's just Ralph's flavor of the month—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, so it sounds like biology is just the latest flavor of the month! This new social media app is the flavor of the month for teenagers across the country.
See also: flavor, month, of

flavor of the week

Someone or something very popular but only temporarily or ephemerally. The phrase is often used to describe fleeting romantic relationships. I wouldn't get too attached to Katie, she's just Ralph's flavor of the week—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, so it sounds like biology is just the latest flavor of the week! This new social media app is the flavor of the week for teenagers across the country.
See also: flavor, of, week
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flavor food with something

to season a food with something. He flavors his gravy with a little sage. Can you flavor the soup with a little less pepper next time?
See also: flavor, food
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flavor of the month

A briefly prominent or popular person, product, or trend. The term originated in the 1930s in the ice cream industry, where a particular flavor of ice cream was promoted each month. Since the late 1900s, it has been used ironically to comment on a short-lived success of some kind. For example, “Their new album is the flavor of the month, but I doubt that it’ll survive.”
See also: flavor, month, of
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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