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as English as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to English or British life.Rate it:

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American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.Rate it:

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mom and apple pieWholesomeness and traditional values.Rate it:

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mom and apple pieSomething that cannot be questioned because it appeals to universally-held beliefs or values.Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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do you have a menu in EnglishA question used to ask for a restaurant menu in the English languageRate it:

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do you speak EnglishAsks the interlocutor whether or not he or she is able to speak in the English language.Rate it:

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does anyone here speak EnglishDoes anyone here speak English?Rate it:

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English feverPreoccupation or obsession with learning or promoting the learning of the English language.Rate it:

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full englishA cooked breakfast consisting of bacon and eggs, and other foods.Rate it:

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how do you say...in EnglishCommon phrase used to ask how to express an idea or translate a word, often in a foreign language.Rate it:

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I am EnglishIndicates that the speaker is from England.Rate it:

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I don't speak EnglishIndicates that the speaker is unable to speak the English language.Rate it:

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simple EnglishUsed other than as an idiom: see simple, English.Rate it:

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simple EnglishConstructed language created by Charles Kay Ogden which only contains a small number of wordsRate it:

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simple EnglishControlled language originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manualsRate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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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 Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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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"Rate it:

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road appleHorse manure, especially when deposited on a road.Rate it:

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rotten appleA bad person, especially one who has a corrupting influence on others: a bad apple.Rate it:

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she is appleThis is used to register that everything is in good there is no need to be ill-at-easyRate it:

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the apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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wise appleA smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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humble pieHumility, being humble.Rate it:

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nice as pieVery nice.Rate it:

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wouldn't work in a pie factory tasting piesLazy and will not keep a job anywhereRate it:

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pie in the skyIt is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.Rate it:

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easy as pieVery easy.Rate it:

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a pieCon los pies.Rate it:

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a pie juntillasCon los pies juntos.Rate it:

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a pie juntillasCreer en algo sin ninguna objeción.Rate it:

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al pie de la letraSiguiendo escrupulosamente las instrucciones.Rate it:

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al pie de la letraEn forma o sentido literal.Rate it:

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cutie pieA cute person.Rate it:

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cutie pieA small hand-held radiation meter.Rate it:

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eat humble pieTo admit one's faults; to make a humiliating apology.Rate it:

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