Idiom: Icing on the cake
Idiom: icing on the cake
- an extra good thing in addition to something else
- an extra benefit
- He would have paid full tuition to go to an Ivy League school—so getting a scholarship was just icing on the cake.
- If we sign this client it will be icing on the cake because we've already reached this year's sales target.
- Getting a stipend to work at the United Nations was icing on the cake since I'd already planned to volunteer without pay.
- Being upgraded to business class was icing on the cake since my flight was canceled and I didn't think I'd get on another flight.
- Losing 25 lbs after wearing Invisalign aligners for 6 months was icing on the cake because I was only concerned about straightening my teeth.
- After three years of trying in vitro fertilization, I was so happy to be pregnant that finding out we were expecting twins was icing on the cake.
- I wanted to go see that LA Lakers play for so long, the great seats were just icing on the cake.
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