Slipping in polls before the first round of a presidential election, Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front, vowed to clamp down on foreigners, thrilling her base.
By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY
Rafael Nadal defeated the unseeded Daniel Brands, despite a scare. But it was Gaël Monfils of France who took the spotlight with his upset of No. 5 Tomas Berdych.
Chinese passport upsets diplomatic applecart
|A new watermark on freshly issued Chinese passports portrays disputed territories as belonging to China. The move has outraged the country's Asian neighbors and fueled concerns about Beijing's motives.|
iPad upsets the applecart in German parliament
Jimmy Schulz, a German MP, decided to give a speech - not from paper, but
from his new electronic device. What happened next may change the way
parliament does business.
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Japanese judo star becomes upset victim
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Dumitru defeated two-time Olympic champion and seven-time world champion Ryoko Tani of Japan in the semifinals of the 48-kilogram class, ending the reign of ...
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upset the apple cart
If you turn over a cart full of apples, you end up with apples everywhere, right? "Upset the apple cart" just means to upset things and cause disorder.
Pronunciation: /kɑːt/Translate cart | into French | into German | into Italian | into Spanish
- (also shopping cart)North American term for shopping trolley.
Origin:Middle English: from Old Norse kartr, probably influenced by Anglo-Norman French and Old Northern French carete, diminutive of carre (see car)
upset the applecart
| Spoil carefully laid plans, as in Now don't upset the applecart by revealing where we're|
going. This expression started out as upset the cart, used since Roman times to mean "spoil everything." The precise idiom dates from the late 1700s.
upset the ［a person's］ applecart（人の）計画［手はず］をだめにする；台なしにする.
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Pronunciation: /ʌpˈsɛt/(upsets, upsetting; past and past participle upset) [with object]
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