applecart


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applecart

(ˈæpəlˌkɑːt)
n
1. a cart or barrow from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
2. upset the applecart to spoil plans or arrangements

ap•ple•cart

(ˈæp əlˌkɑrt)

n.
a pushcart used by a vendor of apples.
Idioms:
upset the or someone's applecart, to disturb delicately balanced arrangements or plans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applecart - the planning that is disrupted when someone `upsets the applecart'
planning, preparation, provision - the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
2.applecart - a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the streetapplecart - a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart - wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels; "he used a handcart to carry the rocks away"; "their pushcart was piled high with groceries"
Translations

applecart

[ˈæplkɑːt] N to upset or overturn the applecartecharlo todo a rodar, desbaratar los planes

applecart

[ˈæpəlkɑːrt] n
to upset the applecart → tout chambouler
to upset sb's applecart → chambouler tous les projets de qnapple core ntrognon m de pommeapple pie
ntarte f aux pommes
to be as American as apple pie → être typiquement américain(e)
modif
to be in apple-pie order → être parfaitement en ordreapple sauce applesauce [ˈæpəlsɔːs] ncompote f de pommes

applecart

[ˈæplˌkɑːt] n to upset the applecart (fig) → rompere le uova nel paniere
References in classic literature ?
"First, he may find his way to England and upset the applecart; secondly, I've only the shreds of a conscience, but I can't leave a man whom I'm robbing of a fortune in a state of semi-slavery, as I daresay he is, and the third reason is perhaps the strongest of all; but I'm not going to tell it you."
There's nothing like putting the nervous players in first; it's the sitting with their pads on that upsets their applecart; that was another of my reasons for being so confoundedly close.
But more importantly for me, Emmanuel Adebayor staying has upset the applecart.
Graham Barrow's boys have seldom done the business on the road this term, but they have beaten Swansea, Darlington and Rochdale to suggest they can upset the applecart.
ABERDARE Golf Club juniors upset the Glamorgan Junior League applecart with an emphatic 3-0 victory over defending champions Vale of Glamorgan at Whitchurch.
However, both hands of the clock point to his chance of upsetting the applecart. The Richard Whitaker-trained five-year-old ended a lengthy barren spell over today's trip and track last month and official ratings are not etched in stone.
If there was a chance to raise the hackles of Cardiff, Newport and Neath with just one slack performance, the Cheesemen managed just that in Galway with the second-half collapse that completely upset the Celtic League quarter-final applecart.
Foundry won the last game against the visitors with plenty to spare but Downpatrick had revenge on their minds and went about upsetting the applecart.
However, Juve have had an easy start to their campaign and a fired-up Roma can upset the applecart at a tasty 5-1.
Although Perez is ready to let stand-in Mariano Garcia Remon stay in charge for the rest of this season, he is seeking a big-name boss who will not upset the Galacticos' applecart.
If you fancy Wigan to upset the applecart and lift the Cup, one way of backing them is to buy IG's Deja Vu 2002, in remembrance of the Warriors success over Saints in 2002.
Penelope met Rodney 24 years ago while starring in The Applecart in Chichester.