be as American as apple pie

be as American as apple pie
to be typically American.

Country and western music is as American as apple pie.


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  • American as apple pie — See as American as apple pie …   English idioms

  • American as apple pie — (as) American as apple pie see ↑apple pie • • • Main Entry: ↑American (as) American as apple pie : very or typically American Baseball is as American as apple pie. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • as American as apple pie — typically American in character * * * (as) American as apple pie see ↑apple pie • • • Main Entry: ↑American (as) American as apple pie : very or typically American Baseball is as American as apple pie. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • as American as apple pie — very American, like an American custom    Jeans and T shirts are American, as American as apple pie! …   English idioms

  • as American as apple pie — having qualities that are thought to be typical of the US or of the people of the US. Blue jeans are as American as apple pie …   New idioms dictionary

  • American as apple pie — adjective Having characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American …   Wiktionary

  • apple pie — apple pies 1) N COUNT An apple pie is a kind of pie made with apples. 2) PHRASE: v link PHR If a room or a desk is in apple pie order, it is neat and tidy, and everything is where it should be. They found everything in apple pie order. 3) PHRASE …   English dictionary

  • apple pie — noun count or uncount a sweet food made from apples baked in PASTRY as American as apple pie something as American as apple pie has its origins in the U.S. or has qualities that are thought to be typical of the U.S. or of American people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apple pie — attested from 1580s, from APPLE (Cf. apple) + PIE (Cf. pie); noted by 1893 as a typical American dish. Apple pie bed as a name for a childish prank is recorded from 1781; supposedly from the way of making apple turnovers, but some think it a folk …   Etymology dictionary

  • Apple pie — This article is about the food. For other uses, see Apple pie (disambiguation). Apple pie with lattice upper crust …   Wikipedia

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