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a taste of one's own medicine exp.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
[Fig.]

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exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
The rights of ownership and power for transference of one’s web assets belong to the individual.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
n.
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
exp.
symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
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taste

  

      n  
1    the sense by which the qualities and flavour of a substance are distinguished by the taste buds  
2    the sensation experienced by means of the taste buds  
3    the act of tasting  
4    a small amount eaten, drunk, or tried on the tongue  
5    a brief experience of something  
a taste of the whip     
6    a preference or liking for something; inclination  
to have a taste for danger     
7    the ability to make discerning judgments about aesthetic, artistic, and intellectual matters; discrimination  
to have taste     
8    judgment of aesthetic or social matters according to a generally accepted standard  
bad taste     
9    discretion; delicacy  
that remark lacks taste     
10    Obsolete   the act of testing  
      vb  
11    to distinguish the taste of (a substance) by means of the taste buds  
12    usually tr   to take a small amount of (a food, liquid, etc.) into the mouth, esp. in order to test the quality  
to taste the wine     
13    often foll by: of   to have a specific flavour or taste  
the tea tastes of soap, this apple tastes sour     
14    when intr, usually foll by: of   to have an experience of (something)  
to taste success     
15    tr      an archaic word for       enjoy  
16    tr  
Obsolete   to test by touching  
     (C13: from Old French taster, ultimately from Latin taxare to appraise)  
  tastable      adj  


acquired taste  
      n  
1    a liking for something that is at first considered unpleasant  
2    the thing so liked  
taste bud  
      n   any of the elevated oval-shaped sensory end organs on the surface of the tongue, by means of which the sensation of taste is experienced  
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