20 Common Idioms about Fruits in English 🍇🍈🍑🍓

1. The apple of your eye

  • Meaning: The person who you are very fond of
  • E.g. She has three children, but her youngest son is the apple of her eye.

2. Go bananas

  • Meaning: To become very angry, crazy or annoyed
  • E.g. She’ll go bananas if she sees the house in this (dirty) condition.

3. A bite at the cherry

  • Meaning: An opportunity to achieve something:
  • E.g. He definitely wants a bite of the cherry.

4. Not give a fig

  • Meaning: Not to feel interested in something
  • E.g. You can do what you want. I don’t give a fig.

5. Apples and oranges

  • Meaning: To be different from each other
  • E.g. My mom and my mother-in-law are just apples and oranges.

6. Lemon

  • Meaning: A vehicle that does not work properly
  • E.g. The car dealer sold me a lemon.

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