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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.
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American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.
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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.
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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.
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an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:
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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.
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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient
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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.
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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.
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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.
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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.
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as English as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to English or British life.
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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.
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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.
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polish the appleIt was common for children to bring a nice apple to their teacher to enhance their public relations status: "Polish It For Better Relations"
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road appleHorse manure, especially when deposited on a road.
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she is appleThis is used to register that everything is in good there is no need to be ill-at-easy
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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.
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wise appleA smart aleck.
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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.
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worm in the applesomething you thought was a good thing turns out to be a bad thing; usually at the worst possible time.
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granny smithapple
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