From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacquire a taste for somethingacquire a taste for somethingLIKE somebody OR somethingto begin to like something 🔊 She had acquired a taste for European beer. →acquire
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acquire a taste for something• Tod sins singly ... He has acquired a taste foralcohol and tobacco.• Perhaps you could acquire a taste for decaffeinated coffee or one of the many herb or fruit teas.• Americans have recently acquired a taste forgourmet coffee.• However, acquiring a taste for less salt may take time in order to become used to a low-salt taste.• It was too fizzy and too gassy to drink and I acquired a taste forrealale.• They feared that their troops might acquire a taste for such butchery and become no better than those they fought against.• I rarely drink in the week, and I've never acquired a taste forwine.