Nice Idiom/ Phrase I must say… And I read this:
“Can’t hold a candle…” Apprentices-and even children!-were often tasked with holding a candle so experienced workers could see. It was an insult if you were deemed unworthy of even holding a candle.
Have you read this interesting article?
Did you know there are over 441 sentences Google picked up for me where “Candle” word was used 🙂
What is the meaning of the idiom hold a candle?
Idiom: (someone/something) can/can’t hold a candle to (someone/something) to not be as good or desirable in comparison to something else.