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21 / 01 / 2008

FRUIT EXPRESSIONS-1: meaning and examples

Hello. I hope you enjoyed your weekend.

Today's expression is: The fruits of something

Meaning: the good results of an activity or a situation; the consequence of some effort or action.

Example 1:
He lived long enough to see the fruits of his efforts. The company he founded in 1932 is now a thriving multinational corporation

Example 2:
I have finally finished writing this book, which is the fruit of years of hard work and research.

We can also use the expression to bear fruit, to mean to have a successful result.

Example 3:
The change she made in the hiring process has already begun to bear fruit; all of the new employees in the department are very qualified, motivated and friendly.

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I hope you have a fruitful day!

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