don't upset the applecart

Don't upset the applecart
If you are advised not to upset the applecart, you are being told not to disturb the way things are done because it might ruin things.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • don't upset the applecart —    If you are advised not to upset the applecart, you are being told not to disturb the way things are done because it might ruin things.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Don't upset the applecart —   If you are advised not to upset the applecart, you are being told not to disturb the way things are done because it might ruin things …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • upset\ the\ applecart — • upset the applecart • upset one s applecart v. phr. informal To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upset the applecart — or[upset one s applecart] {v. phr.}, {informal} To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for success. * /John …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upset the applecart — or[upset one s applecart] {v. phr.}, {informal} To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for success. * /John …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upset the applecart — to cause trouble, especially by spoiling someone s plans. I don t want to upset the applecart now by asking you to change the date for the meeting …   New idioms dictionary

  • upset\ the\ apple\ cart — • upset the applecart • upset one s applecart v. phr. informal To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upset\ one's\ applecart — • upset the applecart • upset one s applecart v. phr. informal To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upset\ one's\ apple\ cart — • upset the applecart • upset one s applecart v. phr. informal To ruin a plan or what is being done, often by surprise or accident; change how things are or are being done, often unexpectedly; ruin or mix up another person s success or plan for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upset — ♦♦♦ upsets, upsetting, upset (Pronounced [[t]ʌ̱pse̱t[/t]] when it is a verb or an adjective. Pronounced [[t]ʌ̱pset[/t]] when it is a noun.) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ by/about n If you are upset, you are unhappy or disappointed… …   English dictionary

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