Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

go down a treat

go down a treat
Meaning(s)
1) to be successful or enjoyable
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    • that went down a treat
  • Analysis
    The idiom 'to go down a treat' means something has been a success or has been enjoyed. If you say something 'went down a treat' it means it went down well or was enjoyed by all. This is a popular phrase used often in social and professional contexts. 
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. You brought a cake! That will go down a treat after dinner.
    2. Samantha's speech went down a treat at the wedding.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The new proposal went down a treat with the council. We now have their support.
    2. I must thank you for the recommendation on the wine. It went down a treat.
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