Awesome Adjective: Ripe

Meaning: Describing fruit that’s ready to eat.

Those mangoes are still green. They’re not ripe yet.

I know the peaches are hard, but they should be ripe in a couple of days.

Fruit that isn’t ripe usually tastes sour.

Examples:

What color is a ripe banana?

A.  Yellow

B.  Green

C.  Black

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A. Bananas are yellow when they’re ready to eat, green when they’re not ready to eat, and black after you’ve waited too long and they’ve become rotten.

 

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