taste noun (FLAVOUR)
Olives are usually an acquired taste (= you only like them after you have become familiar with their taste). 橄榄的味道可能要慢慢习惯后才会喜欢。
- When preparing meals, you need to think about variety and taste as well as nutritional value.
- Lemons have a sharp taste.
- This wine has a light, fresh taste.
- Aniseed has a very distinctive taste - I don't like it personally.
- We value herbs for their taste, but we forget that they also have medicinal properties.
taste noun (JUDGMENT)
He has terrible taste so you can probably imagine what his house looks like. 他的品位极差，你大概可以想象出他家是什么样子。
tastes B2 [ plural ]
- She has a rather esoteric taste in clothes.
- She's always had execrable taste in men.
- She has exquisite taste.
- They've got those curtains that tie up with big bows - they're a bit fussy for my taste.
- I don't think garden gnomes are in very good taste.
tasteverb [ T ]uk /teɪst/ us /teɪst/
taste verb [ T ] (FOOD/DRINK)
What is this? I've never tasted anything like it. 这究竟是什么东西？我从没吃过这种东西。
taste good, bad, sweet, etc.
- Taste the stew to see if it has enough salt.
- How do you know you don't like it if you won't even taste it?
- We all tasted the cake.
- If you've ever tasted Carmen's cooking, you'll know what I mean.
- She drew off a little of her home-made wine just to taste.