With this stick I'll bring you down from the roof to the ground, like an over-ripe mango.
Probably it is over-ripe when it falls; the hold is loosened; its time is up.
In case of fruits, be sure that the specimens are not over-ripe when placed in storage.
Grape juice is made from clean, sound but not over-ripe grapes.
I could make them out, pursed at the mastheads and hanging down as far as the cross-trees, like huge, over-ripe pears.
Into this hive the cluster will fall as heavily as an over-ripe fruit.
The misfortune was, the heiress in question was of an over-ripe age, with a nose too red for my taste, and I neglected her.
The local taste in over-ripe and bad pears was most surprising.
The richer the pears the better; but they must not be over-ripe.
over-ripe clover, vetches, or rye-grass are liable to produce the disease.