Betekenis van:
sour grapes

sour grapes
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • disparagement of something that is unattainable



    1. These grapes taste sour.
    2. The grapes are sour.
    3. The grapes seem to be sour.
    4. Those grapes look sweet, but in fact they're sour.
    5. Criticisms that Japan's market is closed are just sour grapes.
    6. In Aesop's Fables is a story called "Sour Grapes".
    7. These grapes are so sour that I can't eat them.
    8. The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.
    9. They shall no longer say: ‘The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.’