the fruit(s) of (something)

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the fruit(s) of (something)

The desired product(s) or result(s) of an activity, effort, or situation. The fruit of the long and bitter negotiations has been a historic peace treaty that will see the end of a 50-year war. Behold, the fruits of our labor: the most advanced artificial intelligence ever created!
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the fruit(s) of something

the good results of an activity or a situation: Enjoy the fruits of your labours (= the rewards for your hard work).The book is the fruit of years of research.
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Expansin genes have also been isolated and characterized in the fruits of tomatoes [13], strawberries [14], peaches [15-16], bananas [17], cucumbers [18] and litchis [19].
The fruits of this plant are small and blue-green but seldom reach maturity in our climate.
All the text allows us to do is to examine the fruits of love--and perhaps to read them onto the body of the earth as much as the body of the beloved (creation is itself the fruit of love, but whose love?
The fruits of his labors now include five odor compounds emitted by ripening strawberries and raspberries.
Yet, the fruits of the caper, which are formed in the wake of glorious, long-stamened flowers, are just as tasty if not more so.
Because successful, stress-free canning depends on timing, we offer here a brief guide to preserving the fruits of summer - from proper equipment and recipes to step-by-step instructions and tips.
They're good,'' said Evangelina, a third-grader from Covina, as she stood Saturday in the dappled shade sampling the fruits of her grandfather's labor and licking sticky fingers.