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    is it fruit or fruits

    Is it [COLOR=rgb(4.000000%, 29.000000%, 23.000000%)]The fruits of hard work or The fruit of hard work?[/COLOR]

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    Re: is it fruit or fruits

    It's meaning 4 here.

    The more usual expression is 'the fruits of your labour'.

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    Re: is it fruit or fruits

    (The Latin fructus, if anyone cares, is 'that which is enjoyed' [from the irregular verb frui]. So the fruits of your labour have nothing to do with apples and pears*.)

    b
    * Joke for Cockneys: nothing to do wioth apples and pears - unless you're a hod-carrier.

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