taste


taste
01. My Mexican friends tell me that British food [tastes] really bland.
02. Would you like a [taste] of my cheesecake? It's delicious.
03. This vegetable sauté is quite [tasty]. Is that ginger you put in it?
04. This spaghetti [tastes] just like my grandma used to make.
05. This soup [tastes] too salty for me.
06. Have you ever eaten snake? Some people tell me that it [tastes] a little like chicken.
07. Can I have a little [taste] of your beer? I've never had that kind before.
08. Their website features clips from a number of different songs to give people a little [taste] of their music.
09. There is a French proverb which states that where love sets the table, food [tastes] its best.
10. There is a German proverb which notes that he who has not [tasted] bitter things, knows not what sweet is.
11. There is an Egyptian proverb which observes that an onion shared with a friend [tastes] like roast lamb.
12. Arnold Bennett once said that good [taste] is better than bad [taste], but bad [taste] is better than no [taste].
13. George Bernard Shaw once said, "Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their [tastes] may not be the same."
14. Oscar Wilde once said, "I have the simplest [tastes]. I am always satisfied with the best."
15. Did you know that butterflies [taste] things with their feet?
16. An apple, onion, and potato all have the same [taste]; the differences in flavor are caused by their smell.
17. A human can [taste] one gram of salt in 500 liters of water.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Taste — (or, more formally, gustation) is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food and poisons. In humans and many other vertebrate animals the… …   Wikipedia

  • taste — n 1 Taste, flavor, savor, tang, relish, smack can all mean the property of a substance which makes it perceptible to the gustatory sense. Taste not only is the most inclusive of these terms but it gives no suggestion of a specific character or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Taste — Taste, n. 1. The act of tasting; gustation. [1913 Webster] 2. A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taste — Pays d’origine Cork,  Irlande Genre musical Rock Années d activité 1966 1970 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • taste — [tāst] vt. tasted, tasting [ME tasten < OFr taster, to handle, touch, taste < VL * tastare, prob. < * taxitare, freq. of L taxare, to feel, touch sharply, judge of, freq. of tangere: see TACT] 1. Obs. to test by touching 2. to test the… …   English World dictionary

  • Taste — belongs to our chemical sensing system, or the chemosenses. The complicated process of tasting begins when molecules released by the substances stimulate special cells in the mouth or throat. These special sensory cells transmit messages through… …   Medical dictionary

  • Taste — Datos generales Origen Irlanda Información artística Género(s) Rhythm Blues Blues Rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • taste — [n1] flavor of some quality aftertaste, aroma, bang*, bitter, drive, ginger, jolt, kick*, oomph*, palatableness, piquancy, punch*, relish, salt, sapidity, sapor, savor, savoriness, smack, sour, sting*, suggestion, sweet, tang*, wallop, zest,… …   New thesaurus

  • Taste — (t[=a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tasting}.] [OE. tasten to feel, to taste, OF. taster, F. tater to feel, to try by the touch, to try, to taste, (assumed) LL. taxitare, fr. L. taxare to touch sharply, to estimate. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taste — Taste, v. i. 1. To try food with the mouth; to eat or drink a little only; to try the flavor of anything; as, to taste of each kind of wine. [1913 Webster] 2. To have a smack; to excite a particular sensation, by which the specific quality or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taste — ► NOUN 1) the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth on contact with a substance. 2) the faculty of perceiving this. 3) a small portion of food or drink taken as a sample. 4) a brief experience of something. 5) a person s liking for… …   English terms dictionary