soda pop


Definition of soda pop

: a beverage consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

Examples of soda pop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The soda pop and sugary drinks industry notched another win as California legislators shelved a proposal to undo a 2018 agreement, largely manufactured by the beverage industry, that would prevent the taxation of high-sugar beverages. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "The last mile of the immunization campaign approaches," 21 Apr. 2021 O’Reilly think those wines should be housed in plastic bottles, just like soda pop and water. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "O’Reilly family thinks plastic is fantastic for their new Nomen wines," 15 Dec. 2020 Petersen and Cormier were looking to get out of soda pop to concentrate on their Lafayette restaurants. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Authentic Cajun soda company makes its new home in Oregon," 15 Aug. 2020 Contaminated recycling can be anything from a greasy pizza box to soda pop cans with liquid or other trash stuffed inside it. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Woodlands officials: PPE should not be put in recycling bin," 30 June 2020 Whenever one of her medically vulnerable customers needs gas or convenience-store items — soda pop, chips, whatever — Adams, 41, has them call ahead. Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje,, "At a gas station in San Antonio, some patrons get a full tank, a smile and more during the coronavirus pandemic," 15 May 2020 In addition to candy and toys, Sweeties Big Fun features an ice cream and popcorn shop and a collection of old-fashioned and new and unique soda pop bottles. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Sweeties Big Fun among retail stores set to reopen Tuesday at Pinecrest in Orange," 11 May 2020 The Big Lots discount store was littered with merchandise of all sorts — men's underwear, box fans, headphones, suntan lotion, large plastic bottles of Sprite soda pop and toilet paper to name a few. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient," 6 July 2019 Naiem and Aziz, who were finishing up the fifth and sixth grade, respectively, at West Broadway Middle School, wore identical red hoodies and aloof expressions that were quickly unwound by soda pop. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, "The Messy Reality of Personalized Learning," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of soda pop

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soda pop was in 1863

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4 May 2021

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“Soda pop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of soda pop

US : a drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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Kids Definition of soda pop

: a beverage containing soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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