go down a treat


1. to be successful or enjoyable






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that went down a treat

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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. 

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  1. You brought a cake! That will go down a treat after dinner.
  2. Samantha's speech went down a treat at the wedding.

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  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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