Definition of 'fig'
Example sentences containing 'fig'
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When is the best time to prune my fig tree? The Sun (2016)Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and cook until the figs are soft and the wine is syrupy. Times, Sunday Times (2016) A fig tree can have three generations of fruit each year, all on the plant at the same time. The Sun (2016)My fig tree is shedding fruit, what's wrong? The Sun (2016)Outside the door stands a large man in full panto fig. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Slice the peaches and figs into big pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tear each of the ripe figs into four and add them to the casserole. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nor does he give a fig for fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are renting fig trees for their atrium. The Sun (2012)The chimp slung itself up into the fig looking for fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Serve with the figs and oranges poured over the pancakes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Fresh mozzarella sits well with salad leaves and fresh peaches or figs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cut the figs into pieces the same size as the raspberries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What basic advice can you give me on growing a fig in a container outdoors? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Arrange clumps of fig and peach over the cream. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fig tree you cursed has withered! Christianity Today (2000) Fresh figs need little or no preparation. The Sun (2013)Chop the dried figs into small pieces and remove the hard stalks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can you recommend a fig for growing in a greenhouse container? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Bolt then took to the floor with the air of a man who could not give a fig about anything. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Carefully wash and dry the figs, slice them thinly and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This has notes of tobacco, figs and sweet vanilla oak. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Try to buy soft, dried figs as they are the easiest to bake with. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ripe figs are smaller than those in the summer crop, but sweet and good. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Serve thick slices of the glazed bacon with the soft, juicy figs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I always like to imagine him in full fig. Times, Sunday Times (2009)About Rebecca and Jos he did not care a fig. Vanity Fair (1837)They may not care a fig for the result, it's the potential for calamity that appeals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mix in the walnuts, figs and candied orange peel, then add the egg and combine before transferring the batter to the tin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'fig'
British English: fig /fɪɡ/ NOUN
A fig is a soft sweet fruit full of tiny seeds. Figs grow on trees in hot countries.
- American English: fig
- Arabic: تِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: figo
- Chinese: 无花果
- Croatian: smokva
- Czech: fík
- Danish: figen
- Dutch: vijg
- European Spanish: higo
- Finnish: viikuna
- French: figue
- German: Feige
- Greek: σύκο
- Italian: fico
- Japanese: イチジク
- Korean: 무화과
- Norwegian: fiken
- Polish: figa
- European Portuguese: figo
- Romanian: smochină
- Russian: инжир
- Spanish: higo
- Swedish: fikon
- Thai: ต้นหรือผลตระกูลมะเดื่อ
- Turkish: incir
- Ukrainian: інжир
- Vietnamese: quả vả
Definition of fig from the Collins English Dictionary
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