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How to use potato in a sentence
The same court had already reversed a similar tax decision of hers, regarding Starbucks’ treatment by Dutch tax authorities, on similar grounds—but that was small potatoes compared with the flagship Apple-Ireland case.Europe’s antitrust chief is still determined to claw that $15 billion back-tax bill out of Apple | David Meyer | September 25, 2020 | Fortune
He relays the story of her weekend diet consisting of “baked potatoes and caviar,” at once down-home and sophisticated.
Cover and repeat with remaining dough, potato, bacon, cheese, scallions, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil.A Chewy and Crispy Korean Bing Bread Recipe That Chicago Diners Obsess Over | Patty Diez | September 24, 2020 | Eater
Picture a big russet potato next to a small fingerling potato, both grown in the same soil and containing the same total amount of iron.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green | Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery | September 23, 2020 | Nautilus
For instance, a 50-year-old ultramarathoner might have a younger biological age than a 35-year-old couch potato.What’s your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it—and help you slow the aging process | Jeremy Kahn | September 17, 2020 | Fortune
Most of the vendors were, like this woman, honorary Jews for the night, not that Jews have a monopoly on potato pancakes.
Esther Choi of Mokbar said she has made Korean potato pancakes called gam ja jun, and Charles Rodriguez of PRINT.
She came to the Latke Festival because she loved any dish so based around the potato.
“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.
More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.
The potato is planted very sparingly south of Piedmont, and not so commonly there as in Savoy.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
Wheat gives place to Rye about the same time, and the potato, at first comparatively rare, becomes universal.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
The boy backed away from him, and stood a little distance off, holding out a nice, juicy potato this time.Squinty the Comical Pig | Richard Barnum
His steps led him now not to the beach, but to the Cemetery of Rocklington, amid the potato-fields.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
All at once there came running through the potato field a black and white dog.Squinty the Comical Pig | Richard Barnum
British Dictionary definitions for potato
Also called: Irish potato, white potato
a solanaceous plant, Solanum tuberosum, of South America: widely cultivated for its edible tubers
the starchy oval tuber of this plant, which has a brown or red skin and is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
any of various similar plants, esp the sweet potato
hot potato slang a delicate or awkward matter
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Other Idioms and Phrases with potato
see hot potato; meat and potatoes; small beer (potatoes).
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