Meaning of APPLE in English

APPLE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cherry/peach/apple etc tree

We planted a peach tree in the backyard.

the trunk of an old oak tree the main central part, from which the branches grow

Adam's apple

apple polisher

apple/corn/banana etc fritter

apple/treacle/jam etc tart

candy apple

cooking apple

crab apple

eating apple

toffee apple

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

bad

Rotten as a bad apple , and ready for the bulldozers of history.

The Colonel glared expectantly at the damp mob, trying to pinpoint the bad apple .

big

Risking everything he grabbed two tomatoes and the biggest apples before bedding down for another night under cover of trees.

Of course there is a big apple involved.

eating

Whenever possible use four parts of eating apples with two parts of cooking apples or crab apples.

The original juice may be from cider apples , but it is just as likely to be imported eating apple juice concentrate.

But here is where even the everyday eating apple takes on a different meaning according to the context.

I have a tree in my garden that has both cookers and eating apples growing on separate boughs.

fresh

A white cloth was spread on the table, homemade bread and jam, a fresh apple tart.

Lucid she is would like fresh tomatoes, apples and oranges.

Tea/supper 1 oz. of diced cheddar cheese mixed with one diced fresh apple .

golden

No one succeeded, apart from one man who laid golden apples in her way.

He gave Aphrodite the golden apple .

The world belongs to the cunning, and fortune drops like golden apples into the laps of the unscrupulous.

He kept his head, how-ever, and held fast to his golden apples .

So matters stood when Paris gave the golden apple to Aphrodite.

green

What you do have to understand is what motivates a customer to buy a small green apple as opposed to a large red one.

We slice green apples from my tree, scrub mussels and crabs, extract periwinkles from their shells.

We reject green and rotten apples; only the ripe apple is good.

But it was hard to ignore hard green crab apples lobbing in, and finally my sister made a dash for him.

Perched on the table beneath a bright green apple and a bottle of pills.

And a bowl of perfect green apples .

Without you green apples wouldn't taste greener.

I get on with it over lunch - a sandwich and a green apple from the canteen, eaten at my desk.

little

From that bad start, many little rotten apples grew.

Then a little girl picks apples here in the fall.

old

It may be anything - roots, green stuff, old apples: it all depends.

And it was here that we spent the last three hours of daylight in the top of an old apple tree.

They were now driving past some very old apple trees next to the road.

Gnarled old apple trees on one side of them, beech trees, sloping upward, on the other.

Using a long hooked pole, he yanked down the mistletoe from the boughs of an old apple tree.

She saved an old apple tree which the gale of 1987 had blown horizontal, but which sprouted again in the spring.

red

It was now full of shiny red apples .

Primo had won a green stuffed turtle by throwing three darts into a target shaped like a red apple .

Annie was so solid and content, she was like a shiny red apple .

Then her eating of the red apple was premature; she had overreached herself.

Don't paint the red apple as seen, brighten and lighten its mood or subdue and cool its expression.

Bite into a shiny, red apple and taste insipid sponge.

rotten

From that bad start, many little rotten apples grew.

If you have one rotten apple in the bunch, it impacts the others.

We reject green and rotten apples; only the ripe apple is good.

In this case, Acheson said one rotten apple would infect the whole barrel.

A few windows were flung open, and two little lads pelted Broomhead with rotten apples before they were chased off.

And they are doing it in an era that has seen dot-coms dropping from the Internet tree like rotten apples .

small

It contains six small apples and has the sort of handle which makes it easy to carry to school or on outings.

If too thick, thin with a small amount of apple cider.

What you do have to understand is what motivates a customer to buy a small green apple as opposed to a large red one.

Enormous apples open to reveal singing heads inside, as smaller apples dance along ropes like bouncing musical notes.

Mulled wine Makes about 10 glasses Quarter one small apple and stud with eight cloves.

She thought ruefully of the cigarette butt, and of Johnny's small handful of apple tree leaves.

tart

An ancient apple tree in the clearing has delicious, tart yellow apples of a long-lost variety.

■ NOUN

blossom

The scent of apple blossom was plain enough.

In the spring, the rolling hills around Yakima Valley turn snow white with cherry and apple blossoms .

cart

As I said, you could have upset the apple cart badly.

Our specific role in the political milieu is to upset the apple cart , which is precisely what happened in Florida.

Pamela Stephenson is upsetting the apple cart with her war against harmful pesticides in our food.

Just when you think you have got your finances whipped into shape something or some one comes along to upset the apple cart .

cider

If too thick, thin with a small amount of apple cider .

Add cab Age, apples , stock, wine, apple cider , and vinegar and bring to a boil.

crab

Whenever possible use four parts of eating apples with two parts of cooking apples or crab apples.

We moved away from the house maybe thirty feet to where there were some low crab apples , and waited.

The result: plenty of fresh produce for the kitchen and such delights as crab apple and quince jellies and pickled walnuts.

I picked one and threw it at a crab apple tree.

We've planted every kind of native tree you could think of in a hedge, including crab apple and wayfarer tree.

And then a crab apple flew in and bounced a few feet from Pinky.

Certainly each of the six crab apples planted in my garden earn their keep in wildlife and ornamental terms.

I picked the biggest tomato I saw and took out a few more crab apples .

juice

We are fully licensed, and specialise in local ale, apple juice and Sussex wines.

All were heavy apple juice drinkers.

Pour the orange juice or apple juice over the fruit and mix well.

We have apple juice and cranberry juice.

The original juice may be from cider apples , but it is just as likely to be imported eating apple juice concentrate.

And he loved apple juice and chewing gum and watching ice hockey games.

Asioz bought them champagne, and they filled his glass with sparkling wine and their own with apple juice from a carton.

orchard

Its hedged fields are sprinkled with oak trees, and apple orchards and half-timbered houses abound.

We rode until we passed an overgrown meadow which must once have been part of an apple orchard .

As you know, Edward destroyed his forces amongst the apple orchards of Evesham in 1264.

Instead of barbed wire and endless gray mud, it was surrounded by apple orchards , gardens, rivers and lakes.

In May 1994 1.7 hectares in a 20-hectare commercial apple orchard were planted with stands of Golden Delicious.

And she owned the most land, much of it given over to an aged but productive apple orchard .

He did locate the apple orchard from which Liebermann had composed a large picture, and he made a sketch of it.

Also patron of apple orchards and catechists.

pie

And the pledges were largely of the motherhood and apple pie kind-wholesome, sensible and entirely unobjectionable.

A Mason jar of early wildflowers sat in the center, along with a deep-dish apple pie , fresh from the oven.

He went off into the kitchen and came back with an apple pie .

But if you want a great apple pie , use a variety of apples.

They were just finishing the apple pie when the phone rang.

For dinner, Aunt Mary made pot roast, steamed asparagus, wild rice, and, for dessert, apple pie .

Traditionalists insist that there are only three appropriate accompaniments to Wensleydale: - apple pie , gingerbread, or fruit cake.

For their first meal, she bought frozen fish sticks, frozen french fries, frozen peas and a frozen apple pie .

slice

Strain the liquid, then add orange, lemon and apple slices .

Alternating them, arrange pheasant and apple slices on top of salad in spoke design.

tree

The hours spent beneath the apple tree assumed a distorted quality as though she were looking at them through an unfocused lens.

I went down to the phone to talk with Erica and Stuart, then came back up and pruned two apple trees .

The branching pattern of an oak tree or an apple tree looks complex, but it really isn't.

Ash and sugar maple trees were shooting up among the apple trees in the remorseless struggle for light.

Overhanging the corner of the shed was an ancient apple tree , with greyish mossy growths on its trunk and branches.

At last he reached a field of apple trees whose flowers were just becoming tiny knots of fruit.

The woman leading the group spots a stand of dead apple trees .

Next to the cabin is an apple tree where the wildlife has spared the apples, and I gather 15 of them.

■ VERB

add

Cover with a tight-fitting lid and simmer on a low heat for one hour. Add apples 15 minutes before the end.

Toast walnuts or pecans and sprinkle over your favorite salad. Add sliced apples or pears to a green salad.

Melt remaining butter in shallow flameproof dish, add apples and turn gently in butter until lightly browned.

Drain and reserve with duck. Add onions and apples to roasting pan and cook to soften, about 10 minutes.

Use skimmed milk and an egg for making the mixture moist; add a little apple juice too if you like.

Bring to boiling point, stirring constantly. Add apple , and put all in a 2-quart casserole.

Gradually stir in cider or stock, until thick and smooth. Add apple , cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Cut the oranges into segments and place in a serving dish. Add the apples and a little of the juice.

buy

If your company provides free lunches, don't be deterred from missing one occasionally and buying your own apple .

What you do have to understand is what motivates a customer to buy a small green apple as opposed to a large red one.

Another example is I bought some apples , which does not stand in a contrary relationship with I bought some pears.

And I will say this for the greengrocer, he never at any time tried to pressurize Buffy into buying the apple .

cook

Festive Filling - cooked chopped turkey and apple combined with cranberry sauce. 9.

And frozen yogurt topped with cooked Baxter apples .

core

Peel and core the apples and cut into quarters.

Do not pare apples . Core and slice apples very, very thin.

eat

It is rarely remarked that what she sought to gain from eating the apples was Knowledge.

Then her eating of the red apple was premature; she had overreached herself.

We sat down to eat our apples .

In fact you can eat it like an apple , though the citron is most always candied.

This reminds us of Adam and Eve in the bible and the disobedience of man when they ate the forbidden apple .

I eat all the apple strudel.

Commonsense told them that anyone could eat dozens of apples a day without suffering any permanent ill effect.

I sat on the earth banking that looks out over the Muddy Creek and ate an apple .

fall

Under his feet, fallen apples were mixed in with the first autumn leaves.

grow

In 1986, Wangand her family began growing apples .

A growing apple passes through a sequence of stages, and one stage is best.

Female speaker People either grow apples or work with them, and it unifies the villages.

A row of cordons must be the easiest possible way to grow apples .

At Monticello he grew endless varieties of apples and grapes and flowers, so his use of gardening imagery is understandable.

peel

Chop the segments. Peel and core the apples and cut into quarters.

Puny started slicing the peeled apples .

Towards the end she watched him peel an apple with deliberate care.

The lychees should completely cover the centers of the pastry squares. Peel the apples .

I also admired the way he could peel an apple with the skin in one piece, coiled like a spring.

By the time Christopher had peeled all the apples , she had the oven heating and the pastry rolled.

Then again, they peel their apples with fancy, little knives instead of savaging them with their gnashers.

pick

She was coming from Washington State, where she had spent the summer picking apples .

Suppose some one in a greengrocery picks up an apple and says: Is this the fruit you mean?

I split and pile wood, and pick the apples that have fallen off the tree near the cabin.

Atlas did so, and Hercules picked up the apples and went off.

As she picked the apple up, her lover panting and almost winded touched the goal.

Even as a teenager, I decided that my family would not have to pick cherries or apples in the blazing sun.

serve

It may not look anything like an apple , but it serves to represent the apple.

Carry on until you have used up all the batter. Serve with apple sauce, sour cream or jam.

Once, just after Inez served apple pie a la mode, Alfred snorted suddenly, loudly.

Food is served on crushed apple pulp plates, with baked cornflour cutlery.

upset

As I said, you could have upset the apple cart badly.

Our specific role in the political milieu is to upset the apple cart, which is precisely what happened in Florida.

Just when you think you have got your finances whipped into shape something or some one comes along to upset the apple cart.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a rotten apple

sth is as American as apple pie

upset the apple cart

As I said, you could have upset the apple cart badly.

Just when you think you have got your finances whipped into shape something or some one comes along to upset the apple cart.

Our specific role in the political milieu is to upset the apple cart, which is precisely what happened in Florida.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But when she swallowed, the first mouthful of crisp apple hurt her throat so much she almost cried.

Gently I reach to the side and pluck an apple off the tree, then drop it.

Her appearance reminded me of a cute apple doll you buy at the fair.

I imagined how the apple had come to be in my bed.

If you have one rotten apple in the bunch, it impacts the others.

They thought of ways to make the apple fall.

Yes, crushed apple was a very good medicine when properly blended with glucose and sterile milk for small stomachs.

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