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trade off the orchard for an apple

To be overly concerned with minor details and ignore the situation as a whole. I know you're worried about that one aspect of your project, but don't trade off the orchard for an apple.
See also: apple, off, orchard, trade

crazy as a betsy bug

Insane. Don't leave me alone with Uncle Stu, he's crazy as a betsy bug!
See also: betsy, bug, crazy

*crazy as a betsy bug

 and *crazy as a peach-orchard boar; *crazy as a loon
Rur. acting as if insane. (*Also: as ~.) Tom: Susan says she's really the Queen of England. Bill: She's crazy as a betsy bug. Jill: David's a little eccentric, isn't he? Jane: Crazy as a loon, I'd say. What's wrong with Jim? He's acting as crazy as a peach-orchard boar.
See also: betsy, bug, crazy

marble orchard

a cemetery. informal humorous
See also: marble, orchard

marble orchard

and Marble City
n. a cemetery. I already bought a little plot in a marble orchard. There is a huge Marble City south of town.
See also: marble, orchard
References in classic literature ?
Higginbotham's corpse were not yet discovered by his own family, how came the mulatto, at above thirty miles' distance, to know that he was hanging in the orchard, especially as he had left Kimballton before the unfortunate man was hanged at all?
Higginbotham's character and habits of life; and that he had an orchard, and a St.
On his left were a stone wall and a gate, the boundary of a woodlot, beyond which lay an orchard, farther still, a mowing field, and last of all, a house.
Just then the village clock tolled eight, and as each deep stroke fell, Dominicus gave a fresh bound and flew faster than before, till, dim in the solitary centre of the orchard, he saw the fated pear-tree.
The house of the five sisters stood where it did, and the same trees cast their pleasant shade upon the orchard grass.
But, morning came again, and though the boughs of the orchard trees drooped and ran wild upon the ground, it was the same orchard still.
The site of my garden was occupied by a rockery, and the orchard grass with all its treasures had been dug up, and the spaces between the trees planted with currant bushes and celery in admirable rows; so that no future little cousins will be able to dream of celestial hosts coming towards them across the fields of daffodils, and will perhaps be the better for being free from visions of the kind, for as I grew older, uncomfortable doubts laid hold of my heart with cold fingers, dim uncertainties as to the exact ultimate position of the gardener and the governess, anxious questionings as to how it would be if it were they who turned out after all to be sheep, and I who--?
The old folks schemed and gathered and added the land into the big holdings, and built the great barns and mansions, and planted the house orchards and flower gardens.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, a 5-star luxury hotel on Orchard Road that is ideal for business travelers and vacationers alike, has teamed up with Orchard Road Business Association to celebrate the annual Christmas lights display on Orchard Road.
In a move assisted by property firm Bradley Hall, Orchard will expand into the Forth Street city centre base which also houses the likes of Ove Arup Partners and PwC.
Gareth Henderson, founder and managing director of Orchard Networks and Orchard Environmental, said the plan was expected to mean another 15 to 20 jobs across both businesses over the next five years - and said recruitment was already under way.
Bulgaria's Southeastern Region has the largest percentage of orchard area and is mostly planted with cherry and peach trees.
Steve Oram, orchard biodiversity officer at PTES, who led the project, said: "Traditional orchards provide excellent conditions for wildlife to thrive and are home to at least 1,800 species of wildlife.
Each year, the Orchard Park Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.
The bank is asking the court to freeze the Bergren Orchard LLC account that as of March 21 still contained $761000, until the judgment is satisfied.