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taste / gusto
 
taste   [teɪst]
A. -noun
1. (=sense)   gusto (m)
a. a keen [sense] of taste =   un agudo sentido del gusto
b. it'noun quite sweet [to] the taste =   tiene un gusto bastante dulce al paladar
2. (=flavour)   sabor (m),   gusto (m)
·it has an odd taste
·tiene un sabor or gusto raro
a. to leave a [bad] or [nasty] taste in the mouth   (figurative)   dejar mal sabor de boca
·his jokes leave a bad or nasty taste in the mouth
·sus chistes te dejan mal sabor de boca
b. it has [no] taste =   no sabe a nada,   no tiene sabor
3. (=small amount)
·"more wine?" -- "just a taste"
·--¿masculineánoun vino? --nounólo un poco or un poquito
·would you like a taste?
·¿quieres probarlo?
·may I [have] a taste?
·¿puedo probarlo?
a. to give somebody a taste of their own medicine   pagar a somebody, someone con la misma moneda
b. to get a taste of one'noun own medicine   recibir el mismo (mal) trato que uno da a los demonstrativeánoun
4. (=experience)   experiencia (f)
(=sample)   muestra (f)
·it was her first taste of freedom
·fue su primera experiencia de la libertad or su primer contacto con la libertad
·we got a taste of his anger
·nos ofreció una muestra de su enfado
·now that she has had a taste of stardom, she won't ever be content with ordinariness again
·ahora que ha probado las mieles del estrellato or saboreado el estrellato, nunca masculineánoun se conformará con lo normal y corriente
·he'noun had a taste of prison
·ha conocido or probado la cárcel
a. to [give] somebody a taste of something =   dar una idea de algo a somebody, someone
·it gave him a taste of military life
·le dio una idea de lo que era la vida militar
b. it was a taste of [things] to come =   era una muestra de lo que estaba por venir
5. (=liking)   gusto (m)
·tastes differ
·los gustos cambian
a. he was a man of [catholic] tastes =   era un hombre de gustos variados
b. a taste [for] something
·to [acquire] or [develop] a taste for something
·tomarle gusto a algo
·it gave him a taste for reading
·esto hizo que le tomara gusto a la lectura
·she [has] a taste for adventure
·le gusta la aventura
c. we have the same tastes [in] music =   tenemos el mismo gusto para la masculineúsica
·he has expensive tastes in cars
·en cuanto a coches, tiene gustos caros
d. season [to] taste   (culinary, cooking )   sazonar al gusto
·it'noun not [to] my taste
·no es de mi gusto
·is it to your taste?
·¿le gusta?,   ¿es de su gusto?
e. there'noun no accounting for taste   sobre gustos no hay nada escrito
6. (=discernment)   gusto (m)
·people of taste
·la gente con gusto
a. to be in [bad] taste =   ser de mal gusto
·it would be in bad taste to meet without him
·sería de mal gusto reunirnos sin él,   reunirnos sin él sería hacerle un desprecio or un feo
b. she has very [good] taste =   tiene muy buen gusto
·his taste in clothes is extremely good
·viste con muchísimo gusto
·I don't think that remark was in very good taste
·no me pareció un comentario de muy buen gusto
c. to [have] taste
[person]   tener gusto
·to [have] no taste
[person]   no tener gusto
d. the house is furnished in [impeccable] taste =   la casa está amueblada con muchísimo gusto or con un gusto exquisito
e. to be in [poor] taste =   ser de mal gusto
B. -transitive verb
1. (=sample)
[+food, drink]   probar   (at tasting)   degustar,   catar
·just taste this
·pruebe esto
2. (=perceive flavour of)
·I can't taste the rum in this
·no noto el sabor del ron en esto,   esto apenas me sabe a ron
·I can't taste anything when I have a cold
·la comida no me sabe a nada cuando estoy resfriado
3. (=eat)   comer,   probar
·I haven't tasted salmon for years
·hace años que no como salmónoun or pruebo el salmónoun
·he had not tasted food for a week
·llevaba una semana sin probar bocado
4. (=experience)
[+success, power]   saborear
[+poverty, loneliness]   conocer
C. -intransitive verb
(=have flavour)   saber
·the brandy tasted bitter
·el brandy sabía amargo,   el brandy tenía un sabor or un gusto amargo
·it tastes good
·está rico or bueno
·it tastes all right to me
·a masculineí me sabe bien
·it tastes horrible
·tiene un sabor horrible,   sabe horrible or a rayos *
a. to taste [like] something =   saber a algo
·the meat tasted like chicken
·la carne sabía a pollo
b. to taste [of] something =   saber a algo
·what does it taste of?
·¿a qué sabe?
D. -compound
·taste bud   -noun   papila (f) gustativa
 
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