Mouse Potato – English Idiom

Mouse Potato

A mouse potato is a person who spends too much time using a computer.

(It comes from the expression “Couch Potato” which describes someone who spends too much time sitting on the couch in front of the TV.)

Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Mouse Potato

  • My friend spends 10 hours a day surfing the web and watching YouTube videos. He used to be very active but now he has become such a mouse potato.

  • Mandy is such a mouse potato. She’s always checking social media on her computer and never wants to go out and do anything.

  • I used to be a real mouse potato, but I realized I was spending too much time in front of my computer. I have been jogging every day for the past month and I feel great.

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“I’m just a potato that won’t quit. I’m a potato with some legs. Some have eyes, I’ve got legs. ”

Bill Murray

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