One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A feeling of distress or disgust following an experience.‘this incident has left a bad taste in all our mouths’
- ‘If the review just gives the reviewer's reaction to a cd, a reader is left with a bad taste in their mouth and wondering what angle the reviewer is coming from.’
- ‘I had two experiences that will forever leave a bad taste in my mouth.’
- ‘I was in no mood to pursue the issue but the experience did leave a bad taste in my mouth.’
- ‘And, for those who still have a bitter taste in their mouth following The Tuxedo, this is Chan's chance for redemption.’
- ‘It always leaves a bad taste in my mouth too but people should realise that it is the owner who makes these decisions not the Agent.’
- ‘The whole experience left a bitter taste in my mouth.’
- ‘It was a good movie, but the whole experience left a bad taste in my mouth, because for the $15 I spent on that one flick, I could have rented three, and I already had the popcorn and soda at home.’
- ‘While I'm trying not to let this show sour my entire experience, it definitely left a bad taste in my mouth and made me realize that Edmonton is not my left-wing Mecca in this right-wing province.’
- ‘After Shadows, experience with Hollywood left a bad taste in his mouth, so from that point forward Cassavetes either self-financed his films or worked with complete creative control.’
- ‘Afterwards, Charles had made it all seem so reasonable, so perfectly normal, but whenever Maria recollected that scene, she experienced a bad taste in her mouth.’
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