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

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as English as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to English or British life.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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ugly AmericanAn American government representative, tourist, or businessperson who, in dealing with people of other nations, is haughty, rude, meddlesome, or jingoistic.Rate it:

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American DreamA widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.Rate it:

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American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.Rate it:

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do you accept American dollarsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for in American dollars.Rate 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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Apple of Your EyeA thing or a person greatly admired and loved by peopleRate 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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Rotten Apple Spoils the BarrelSomething bad spoils everything or someone bad can spoil othersRate 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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sweet as pieextremely sweet (in the sense of cute, lovely).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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Easy as PieVery easy; an effortless task in which no effort is requiredRate it:

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pie in the skyA belief that one's wildest dreams shall come true. A devotee, of pie in the sky is prone to believe the most impossible possibility. The taller the tale you can spin, the greater chance he'll buy into it!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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deos sancte, pie venerarito be an earnest worshipper of the gods.Rate it:

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Eat Humble PieTo act humble or confess fault; to be sorry or bear dishonorRate it:

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

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elle jase comme une pie borgneShe chatters like a magpie.Rate it:

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