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bitter lemon

noun [C or U] uk   us  
a fizzy drink (= one with bubbles) with a slight taste of lemon, that is not alcoholic but is sometimes mixed with alcoholic drinks
Translations of “bitter lemon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦檸檬(汽水)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦柠檬(发泡饮料)…
(Definition of bitter lemon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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