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as American as apple pie

typical of the way of life in the United States of America: Leather jackets are as American as apple pie and Harley-Davidsons.
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as American as apple pie

considered very typical of the United States or of the people of the United States
(Definition of as American as apple pie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “as American as apple pie”
in Chinese (Simplified) 典型美国式的,地道美国式的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 典型美國式的,道地美國式的…
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