English version

foretaste

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforetastefore‧taste /ˈfɔːteɪst $ ˈfɔːr-/ noun   be a foretaste of something
Examples from the Corpus
foretasteBack in London I had a foretaste of the conflicts that were to come.Indeed, she is a foretaste of what we shall be getting in these other ships.The mainland campaign had been just a foretaste of what might be coming, he said.The latest outbreak of violence in London, he claimed, was only a foretaste of what might happen.The riots were in a sense a foretaste of the Gordon Riots of the summer of 1780.It was a foretaste of the wages-prices spiral and the increasingly futile chase after higher incomes.The arm which was trapped beneath Celia gradually went numb, like a partial foretaste of death.
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