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be a huckleberry above a persimmon

dated To be better than average among similar things. Primarily heard in US. I reckon that horse of yours is a huckleberry above a persimmon, but you've got to know how to ride it for it to be of any use to you.

be a huckleberry above (one's) persimmon

dated To be somewhat or slightly beyond one's abilities or talents. Primarily heard in US. I'd like to help you fellas out, but I'm afraid herding cattle is a huckleberry above my persimmon.

be a huckleberry over (one's) persimmon

dated To be somewhat or slightly beyond one's abilities or talents. Primarily heard in US. I'd like to help you fellas out, but I'm afraid herding cattle is a huckleberry over my persimmon.

bet a huckleberry to a persimmon

dated To wager or reckon a very small amount (usually used in the negative). Primarily heard in US. I wouldn't bet a huckleberry to a persimmon that we'll see any share of that money.

huckleberry above a persimmon

dated Better than average among similar things. Primarily heard in US. I reckon that horse of yours is a huckleberry above a persimmon, but you've got to know how to ride it for it to be of any use to you.

huckleberry above (one's) persimmon

dated Somewhat or slightly beyond one's abilities or talents. Primarily heard in US. I'd like to help you fellas out, but I'm afraid herding cattle is a huckleberry above my persimmon

the longest pole knocks the persimmon

Success comes easily to those who have the best resources or means to obtain it. Primarily heard in US. Of course the daughter of a millionaire would get into that prestigious school. The longest pole knocks the persimmon, after all.
See also: knock, long, persimmon, pole
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Announcing Mr Wrigley and Mr Davie's departures, Persimmon admitted that the generous pay out plan presided over by the duo 'could have included a cap'.
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District director agriculture Lower Dir Murad Ali told that persimmon orchards were stretched over 225 acres of land that produced nearly 900 tons of fruit.
Swansea council has not issued a statement on the Persimmon Homes proposal but a spokeswoman said it was "early days" for the proposed major development plan.
Home bakers will also appreciate the persimmon, using it to create memorable puddings, breads and cakes, cookies, crisps, chutneys, butters, jams--you get the idea.
Enjoy Hachi-yas in a seasonal persimmon pudding, baked into breads, cookies and pancakes or stirred into a warm bowl of whole grain oats or Greek yogurt.
But boss Jeff Fairburn insisted Persimmon was not holding back He said: "We are responding to the demand we are seeing.
Persimmon said mortgage lenders have continued to support the market, while "exercising discipline in the improving market".
This dynamic development work has been funded in large part by four National Science Foundation grants and this new funding will help Persimmon expand both its existing vacuum robotics product portfolio and invest further in the development of the hybrid-field technology.
Persimmon trees classified broadly into two general categories: those that bear "astringent fruit" (whilst unripe) and those that bear "non-astringent" fruits.
Steven Hird, managing director of Persimmon Homes West Midlands, said: "In total, Persimmon Homes had more than 3,500 nominations for the competition, so for St Basils to make the final was a brilliant achievement.
Headquartered in Kent, Hillreed Homes focuses on family housing, which complements the buyer's Persimmon, Charles Church and Westbury Partnerships brands, the CEO added.
Country: UKSector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: Hillreed Homes LtdBuyer: Persimmon plc Deal size in USD: 57.
As for persimmon, Asda exotic produce buyer Dean Hayden said the supermarket had sold more than half a million Spanish persimmons last season and expected to see similarly high interest this year.
Persimmon is a vigorous plant, which makes it suitable to be cultivated in organic systems resulting in growers' high revenues because the fruit can be more valuable than the fruit produced in conventional systems.