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 preacher remembers the workers in white uniforms, barrels of ice, yellow cases of soda pop, the vast quantities of catfish and ham, coleslaw and chocolate cake. Darryl Pinckney, The New York Review of Books, 20 Aug. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 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,, 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, 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, 6 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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25 Sep 2021

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English Language Learners Definition of soda pop

: 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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