how do you like them apples?

how do you like them apples

1. A phrase used to draw attention to one's cleverness or superiority to the one being addressed, especially after a recent triumph. You remember how you said I would never get into law school? Well now I'm valedictorian. How do you like them apples?
2. That is surprising and/or disappointing. McCloskey's is closing after 41 years in business. How do you like them apples?
See also: apple, how, like

how do you like ˈthem apples?

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how about ˈthem apples?

(American English, informal, usually spoken) used after telling somebody an unpleasant fact or truth, to say that they should accept it: Either you deliver the dresses for the price we agreed on, or I’m going to go someplace else. How do you like them apples?
See also: how, like
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