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
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