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 Meanings and Examples of FRUIT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals
Classic Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
1  Better far that your bones should bleach in this wilderness than that you should prove to be that little speck of decay which in time corrupts the whole fruit.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  Yes, there it lay, the fruit of all their struggles, levelled to its foundations, the stones they had broken and carried so laboriously scattered all around.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
3  He stole the corn, he upset the milk-pails, he broke the eggs, he trampled the seedbeds, he gnawed the bark off the fruit trees.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
4  Later, another generation had planted fruit trees, which in time had spread their arms widely across the red orange weathered brick.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
5  Mrs. Sands called it a good year if she could make six pots of apricot jam from them--the fruit was never sweet enough for dessert.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
6  Good fruit, Sir Knight," said the yeoman, "will sometimes grow on a sorry tree; and evil times are not always productive of evil alone and unmixed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
7  He was a sandola man, a sandola being a big boat that brings in fruit and produce from the islands.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  You were imposed on, ma'am," replied Dr. Grant: "these potatoes have as much the flavour of a Moor Park apricot as the fruit from that tree.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Smiling champaigns of flowers and fruit hardly do this, for they are permanently harmonious only with an existence of better reputation as to its issues than the present.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
10  It was the united products of infinitesimal vegetable causes, and these were neither stems, leaves, fruit, blades, prickles, lichen, nor moss.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
11  The fruit of Mrs. Yeobright's diplomacy was indeed remarkable, though not as yet of the kind she had anticipated.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 11 The Dishonesty of an Honest Woman
12  Thomasin turned and rolled aside the fern from another nook, where more mellow fruit greeted her with its ripe smell.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 2 The People at Blooms-End Make Ready
13  But as to marrying, I own I've asked here and there, though without much fruit from it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
14  The lodge was a ruin of black granite and bared ribs of rafters, but facing it was a new building, half constructed, the first fruit of Sir Charles's South African gold.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
15  The glass smashed into a thousand pieces and the fruit rolled about into every corner of the room.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
Example Sentence: (89 in 6 pages)
16  Try to eat plenty of fresh fruit.
17  Tinned fruit usually has a lot of syrup with it.
18  The bowl contained a variety of fruit.
19  The apple tree was bowed down with the weight of its fruit.
20  Unprofitable eloquence is like the cypress, which is great and tall, but bears no fruit.
21  Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit.
22  The fruit at the bottom of the box had been squashed.
23  Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit.
24  Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
25  You can buy fresh fruit and vegetables in the market.
26  We buy our fruit and vegetables at the market.
27  The child refuses to eat this fruit without first picking out the stones.
28  Always choose firm, but ripe fruit.
29  This country export fruit to China.
30  Be sure to cover the fruit with plenty of streusel.