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hot tomato

slang An attractive female. Check out that hot tomato! Do you think she'd go out with me?
See also: hot, tomato

tomato can

An exceptionally poor boxer, one who is often paired with a much better boxer so as to improve the latter's statistics and win percentages. The up-and-coming star boxer suffered a huge upset last night at the hands of a tomato can who everyone expected to lose.
See also: can, tomato

tomato juice

1. Literally, juice from a tomato. My grandfather loves to drink tomato juice, but I can't stomach it. I think this Bloody Mary needs some more tomato juice.
2. slang Blood, especially from a boxer. (This phrase is likely related to the term "tomato can"—an exceptionally poor boxer.) Look at that fool, leaking tomato juice all over the ring already!
See also: juice, tomato

tomayto, tomahto

A negligible, trivial, or unimportant difference, distinction, or correction. (Refers to the American pronunciation of tomato as "tomayto," compared with the British pronunciation of "tomahto." Specifically, it is an allusion to a verse in the song "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off": "You like potayto, I like potahto; you like tomayto, I like tomahto; potayto, potahto, tomayto, tomahto, let's call the whole thing off!") A: "Well, technically, the Hindenburg was a rigid airship, not a blimp." B: "Eh, tomayto, tomahto. What difference does it make?"
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n. an attractive girl or woman. A good-looking tomato brought me my change.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In the figure, of course no modern MT system worth its salt would make such a grand translation error for such a simple sentence, but note that tomatos is misspelled and an MT system would not know how to translate it.
Among the winners were; vegetable category, Brian Miles (white potatoes and swede), R Scott (peas - 3.5ins), Arthur Bastide (beetroot, potatoes, flat onions, cherry tomatos) Colin Drake (shallots, tomatoes, onions, broad beans, heaviest potatoes), Peter Williams (peas +3.5in, dwarf French beans, runner beans, lettuce, novice class), Jack Warne (carrots), A & M Carter, (cabbage), Andy Greenwood (cucumber, cabbage).
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We should import these crops and save our water," he said, singling out tomatos and bananas.
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