Definition of fresh in English:
- Cabin passengers enjoyed more space, privacy and better food including fresh meat and fruit.
- In warmer weather the food, especially fresh vegetables and fruit, may need to be replaced more than twice a day.
- How are these community members able to obtain fresh food, keep medical appointments or transport their children?
- Danny, 22, left Manchester for Glasgow to make a fresh start after he fell in with ‘the wrong crowd’ and got into drugs.
- She and her mother plan to make a fresh start in Canada.
- The compensation will enable her to clear her debts, repay the money she borrowed from her mother and make a fresh start.
- I have come here straight from the dojo with that experience still fresh in my mind.
- With that experience so fresh in our minds, it would be a shame if the whole sorry episode were to be repeated for broadband.
- He had only been introduced to it recently and it was fresh in his mind.
- We're new, we're fresh, we're young and we're still a little crazy.
- At eighteen years old, she was still fresh from adolescence and stinging from the abrupt end of an eight month relationship.
- She was a very fresh agent, a diminutive girl just recently graduated from college.
- It's all about training them when you are fresh and have the most energy to devote to them.
- Her face was fresh and full of life.
- Just make sure you tackle it again when you're fresh though!
- After more than 60 years, they still retain their fresh colours and look even more stylish than the copies made today.
- With its rich and fresh colours and lovely shape, the countryside pottery looks even more attractive than the luxury kind.
- He was clean-shaven with a fresh complexion and was wearing a light-coloured flat cap with a long, dark nylon or cotton raincoat.
- The lake water is fresh near the surface, but remains salty at the bottom.
- Seafood from salty and fresh waters is plentiful.
- Sea water and sedimentary brines are volumetrically more important that fresh waters, but are unfit for human consumption.
- I came from a small town, where the wind is fresh and cool, you could taste the air on your lips.
- For the most part, conditions were benign with sunshine and fresh winds.
- The cool and fresh mountain wind on his face did not calm him as it should.
- The crisp, fall air is fresher.
- The doctor ordered an X ray of her lungs, observed something peculiar on the film, decided it was tuberculosis, and sent her to a sanatorium in the foothills where the air was fresher.
- Mint, tea tree and cinnamon keep breath fresh.
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In Anglo-Saxon times, when meat was salted to last through the winter, fresh meant ‘not salt’. The sense of ‘newly made, not faded, or worn’ developed in the Middle Ages. Fresh meaning ‘cheeky’ or ‘impudent’ appeared in the 19th century, and may have been influenced by German frech ‘saucy’. A desire for new areas of activity may be expressed as wanting fresh fields and pastures new. The phrase is a misquotation from a poem by the 17th-century poet John Milton, ‘Tomorrow to fresh woods, and pastures new’.
be fresh out of
- informal Have just sold or run out of a supply of (something).Example sentences
- It's possible that he is fresh out of constructive ideas on this subject.
- But after taking a long look at the suspect's eyes and not seeing much spark there, he apologetically explained that he was fresh out of bucks in the till, and would have to go and get some more.
- He was fresh out of ideas, and his next move could be checkmate.
(as) fresh as a daisy
- see daisy.
- see blood.
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