Definition of 'sour'
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Others suggested that the friendship might have soured in the middle of last year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is undeniable is that the mood had already soured internally. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They had been there for three months before the relationship soured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We did not react well enough to that and that leaves a sour taste in the mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The dream goes from sour to sweet to sour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sweet and sour tastes actually go very well together. The Sun (2011)My saucer of milk tasted rather sour. The Sun (2016)But since then things have turned increasingly sour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When a local was kind the encounter almost always ended on a sour note. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet lawyers are seeing increasing numbers of people come to court when relationships turn sour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This relationship will sour unless you make some major changes. The Sun (2008)Serve with the pieces of toasted sourdough and sour cream on the side. The Sun (2013)Can you suggest a good way to get it out of him and not sour our friendship? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The mood has soured in the past week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The relationship soon soured and became acrimonious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We all have seen him passing microphones and inquiries with a sour face after having to quit a race. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sauce on the chicken was bland and fruity, a little bit sour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The long segments are very sweet, with a little sour and the texture is strong. Food Watch (1994)But it's sharp and sour about pop culture and the commercial fight for young hearts and minds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Garnish with twist of orange peel, sour cherry jellies or a slice of mango and serve with a straw. The Sun (2013)Lime's sour juice and tropical, floral flavour complete it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The apples are sour, but they are used for crab apple jelly, and this tree is one of the ancestors of our sweet apples. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'sour'
British English: sour /ˈsaʊə/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is sour has a sharp taste like the taste of a lemon.
The apple was sour.
- American English: sour
- Arabic: حَامِض
- Brazilian Portuguese: azedo
- Chinese: 酸的
- Croatian: kiseo
- Czech: kyselý
- Danish: sur
- Dutch: zuur
- European Spanish: agrio
- Finnish: hapan
- French: aigre
- German: sauer
- Greek: ξινός
- Italian: agro
- Japanese: 酸っぱい
- Korean: 신
- Norwegian: sur
- Polish: kwaśny
- European Portuguese: azedo
- Romanian: acru
- Russian: кислый
- Spanish: agrio
- Swedish: sur
- Thai: มีรสเปรี้ยว
- Turkish: ekşi
- Ukrainian: кислий
- Vietnamese: chua
British English: sour VERB
If a friendship, situation, or attitude sours or if something sours it, it becomes less friendly, enjoyable, or hopeful.
If anything sours the relationship, it is likely to be real differences in their world-views.
Definition of sour from the Collins English Dictionary
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