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  • Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree ( Glenn Miller tune )
  • Don't forget the fruit gums Mum ( Rowntrees advertising slogan )
  • Don't look a gift horse in the mouth ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Done up like a Christmas tree
  • Duncan the Wonder Horse ( Nickname of TV news anchor Tom Brokaw )
  • Eat like a horse
  • Eight maids a-milking ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Eleven pipers piping ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Everyone's a Cadbury's Fruit and Nut Case ( Cadbury's Fruit and Nut advertising slogan )
  • Family tree
  • Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
  • Five golden rings ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Flogging a dead horse
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost
  • Forbidden fruit
  • Fork the tree
  • Four calling birds ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Fruit cake
  • Gee gee ( childish term for a horse )
  • Get it off your chest
  • Get off your high horse
  • Holding your cards close to your chest
  • Horse Feathers ( Marx Brothers movie )
  • Horse and cart ( Cockney rhyming slang for fart )
  • Horse around
  • Horse feathers
  • Horse laugh
  • Horse of a different colour
  • Horse play
  • Horse sense
  • Horse whisperer
  • Horse's ass
  • Horse's douffers
  • Hung like a horse
  • I could eat a horse
  • I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree, Kilmer )
  • It's a honey of an O, it's Honey Nut Cheerios ( Cheerios advertising slogan )
  • It's no use locking the stable door after the horse has bolted
  • Legs like tree trunks
  • Lit up like a Christmas tree
  • Little Robin Red breast sat upon a tree ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage
  • Low hanging fruit
  • Make like a tree and leave
  • My friend, Joe Holmes, is now a horse ( Arrow Shirts advertising slogan )
  • Never look a gift horse in the mouth
  • Nine ladies dancing ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Nobody can say no to the honey nut Os in Honey Nut Cheerios ( Cheerios Cereals advertising slogan )
  • Nut factory
  • Old chestnut
  • One horse town
  • Oranges are not the only fruit
  • Piss like a race horse
  • Pull your chestnuts out of the fire
  • Put the cart before the horse
  • Puts hair on your chest
  • Race for the taste, the honey sweet taste!, the honey-nutty taste of Honey Nut Cheerios ( Cheerios Cereals advertising slogan )
  • Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross to see a fine lady upon a white horse ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Seven swans a-swimming ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Six geese a-laying ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Some kind of a nut
  • Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't ( Peter Paul Mounds advertising slogan )
  • Stalking horse
  • Ten lords a-leaping ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • The Horse Whisperer ( Robert Redford movie )
  • The Iron Horse ( Nickname of Lou Gehrig )
  • The Joshua Tree ( U2 album )
  • The Wild Horse of the Osage ( Nickname of Pepper Martin )
  • The apple never falls far from the tree
  • The fruit does not fall far from the tree
  • The tree is known by its fruit
  • Three French hens ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree ( Dawn with Tony Orlando song )
  • Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana ( Groucho Marx line )
  • Top of the tree
  • Tough nut to crack
  • Treasure chest
  • Tree hugger
  • Twelve drummers drumming ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Two turtle doves ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Up a gum tree
  • Where rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Woodman spare that tree
  • You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink

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