Instant Idiom: Have a bee in your _________

Have a bee in your _________ – keep talking about the same idea that is stuck in your mind

Choose the right answer:

  1. ears
  2. bra
  3. brain
  4. bonnet



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The right answer is:


(a bonnet is a soft hat held on the head with ribbons.)


Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Our boss has been talking about fixed lunch breaks for months now. He obviously has a bee in his bonnet.

She has a real bee in her bonnet about forgiving people for their cruelty. I wish she’d understand how difficult this is!

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