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the fruit yields to the touch
What does "the fruit yields to the touch" mean in this sentence?
Mangoes need to ripen at room temperature until the fruit yields to the touch.
Does it mean "until the fruit is edible"?
Re: the fruit yields to the touch
In British English, this would have to be "...one gently pushes one's fingers ..."
No, "yields to the touch" means that the fruit is somewhat soft when one
gently pushes his
fingers into the fruit.
Last edited by 5jj; 01-Jul-2012 at 13:02.
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