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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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What does sour grapes mean?


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sour grapes

The phrase sour grapes refers to something that one cannot afford and so speaks about it as if it were never desirable.

Example(s):

Criticizing the job is just sour grapes. You still really want it.
He thinks that it isn't a beautiful house, but that's just sour grapes because he can't afford it.

This idiom is in the food category


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