not (one's) cup of tea

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not (one's) cup of tea

Not something one prefers, desires, enjoys, or cares about. Thank you for the invitation, but long-distance cycling just isn't really my cup of tea. When I found out that reading wasn't his cup of tea, I knew that there wasn't much of a relationship in store between us.
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not one's cup of tea

Fig. not one's choice or preference. (Used to describe an activity you do not enjoy. Can sound somewhat affected.) You three visit the museum without me. Looking at fussy old paintings is not my cup of tea. Going to church, Mary said, was not her cup of tea.
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not your cup of tea

not what you like or are interested in. informal
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[USA], July 31 (ANI): Comedian Colin Jost, who recently got engaged to the 'Saturday Night Live' star Scarlett Johansson, opened up about the concept of marriage saying it was not his cup of tea.
Duck soon discovers that spreadsheets are not his cup of tea, so he opts for a job that fits his special gifts and passion.
He said that hot weather during Ramadan make it hard for him to have an outdoor walk while stationary treadmills are not his cup of tea. (end) mga.ysa.aia KUNA 061217 Sep 09NNNN ***
Aziz, who is currently on a tour to Canada, clarified that he would not be joining the APML as politics was not his cup of tea.
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Racing ace Lewis Hamilton has revealed that fine dining at posh restaurants is not his cup of tea - and would rather prefer pizzas.