Do you know the English expression “to take (something) with a grain of salt“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Drew: James told me that you are going to get a promotion next year.
Greg: He told me that too, but I take what he says with a grain of salt. He rarely tells the truth.
Does it mean:
a) trust someone’s words
b) don’t take someone’s words too seriously
c) eat some salt
d) tell someone they are wrong
The answer is below!↓
Answer: b) don’t take someone’s words too seriously