Học tiếng anh qua những Idioms chủ đề ‘Fruits’

Học tiếng anh qua những Idoms chủ đề ‘Fruits’  sau đây, sẽ giúp bạn nâng cao được khả năng giao tiếp tiếng anh mỗi ngày.


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  • Cherry

1. A bite at the cherry

Meaning: An opportunity to achieve something

Example: He definitely wants a bite of the cherry.


2. As red as a cherry

Meaning: Very red

Example: Her cheeks were as red as a cherry.


3. Cherry-pick

Meaning: To “cherry-pick” is to select carefully.

Example: I can’t believe he left the company and then cherry-picked the best employee in my department!


4. Life is a bowl of cherries

Meaning: Life is a bowl of cherries means that life is easy.

Example: Life’s not exactly a bowl of cherries when you’re an international champ.


  • Plum

1. A plum job

Meaning: Very good job

Example: He got a plum job in an insurance company.


2. Speak with a plum in (one’s) mouth

Meaning: To speak in a manner that is indicative of a high social class. Primarily heard in UK.

Example: He spoke with such a plum in his mouth that none of us working-class sods could stand to listen to him.


  • Apple

1. Apples and Oranges

Meaning: Of two different classes, not comparable

Example: Comparing beer and good chardonnay is like comparing apples and oranges – they’re two different things.

Note: This is generally used with a form of “compare.”


2. As American as apple pie

Meaning: As American as apple pie means that something is quint essentially representative of American culture or values.

Example: Baseball is as American as apple pie.


3. Bad apple (especially US)

Meaning: A person who is corrupt or wicked

Example: It is hoped the inquiry will pick out the bad apples in the police force.


4. The apple never falls far from the tree

Meaning: To say that “the apple never falls far from the tree” is to suggest that a person’s personality traits are close to those of the person’s parents.

Example: Her daughter soon showed her own musical talent, proving that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.


5. The apple of your eye

Meaning: The person who you are very fond of

Example: She has three children, but her youngest son is the apple of her eye.


6. Upset the apple cart

Meaning: To “upset the apple cart” is to ruin plans.

Example: Look, he’s not trying to upset the apple cart—he just needs to meet laterin the day now, that’s all.


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  • Bananas

1. Go bananas

Meaning: To become very angry, crazy or annoyed

Example: She’ll go bananas if she sees the house in this (dirty) condition.


2. Second banana

Meaning: A “second banana” is a subordinate, and the “top banana” is the leader.

Example: I generally don’t mind playing second banana when I’m with such a legendary comedian, but it would be nice to be the one getting all the laughs once in a while.


3. Top banana

Meaning: The “top banana” is the leader.

Example: You’ll have to ask the top banana. He’s out right now.


4. To go bananas

Meaning: To become crazy

Example: I’ll end up going bananas if I have to work in this cubicle for one more day!


  • Peach

1. Peach

Meaning: A person or thing that is beautiful

Example: You brought me coffee? Ah, you’re a peach.


2. Peaches and cream

Meaning: When everything is “peaches and cream”, life is going well.

Example: I’ve heard that women in older times actually bathed with milk to maintain a peaches-and-cream complexion.


  • Grapes

Sour grapes

Meaning: One is said to have “sour grapes” when one be littles something one covets but cannot obtain.

Example: Criticizing it is just sour grapes, but you still really want it.


  • Lemon


Meaning: A vehicle that does not work properly

Example: The car dealer sold me a lemon.


  • Fig

Not give a fig

Meaning: Not to feel interested in something

Example: You can do what you want. I don’t give a fig.


  • Straw

(The) Last Straw

Meaning: A problem, burden, or mistake that finally makes someone run out of patience

Example: I’ve put up with all your mistakes on this project, but this is the last straw. I’m removing you from the team.

Note: A related idiom is “the straw the broke the camel’s back.”


  • Cucumber

Cool as a cucumber

Meaning: A person who is able to remain calm

Example: I was petrified to take the stage, but Alice was as cool as a cucumber.


  • Pear

Go pear-shaped

Meaning: To fail; to be unsuccessful

Example: What are we going to do this weekend if our plans go pear-shaped?


To Bear Fruit

Meaning: To develop in a profitable or positive way

Example: All the effort we put in on the software is finally beginning to bear fruit – sales for our department are up 20 percent.


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