cherry on top

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An unnecessary, but welcome, addition to a desirable object or outcome

Etymology:

  • An allusion to cakes, which are sometimes topped with cherries.
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Submitted on July 10, 2018

Translation

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كريز على القمة

Kirsche an der Spitze

cereza en la punta

گیلاس در بالا

cerise sur le dessus

cseresznye a tetején

上の桜

위에 체리

körsbär på toppen

سب سے اوپر چیری

Đặt quả anh đào lên đỉnh

顶上的樱桃

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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