"First, he may find his way to England and upset the applecart
; secondly, I've only the shreds of a conscience, but I can't leave a man whom I'm robbing of a fortune in a state of semi-slavery, as I daresay he is, and the third reason is perhaps the strongest of all; but I'm not going to tell it you."
There's nothing like putting the nervous players in first; it's the sitting with their pads on that upsets their applecart
; that was another of my reasons for being so confoundedly close.
If you do, you are likely to upset the applecart
as well (applecarts
have a long history of being upset.
"I'm from Shepherds Bush," splutters Jones, before joining Twentyman to upset a few politically-incorrect applecarts
Are they afraid of upsetting some corporate applecarts
Analyst Steve Gotham said: 'I think it is going to upset a few applecarts
- particularly for Tesco and Asda.