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whet somebody’s appetite (for something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhet somebody’s appetite (for something)whet somebody’s appetite (for something)WANTif an experience whets your appetite for something, it increases your desire for it The view from the Quai bridge had whetted my appetite for a trip on the lake. whet
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whet somebody’s appetite (for something)After a quick outline of what each type of program lets you do, I list some uses to whet your appetite.Most of the notorious grade anomalies have been ironed out and the colour photos should whet people's appetites.Undergraduates will certainly find some interesting material, and researchers will also find enough examples to whet their appetite.Martin's potted history of each railway is certainly sufficiently detailed to whet the appetite enough to free buttocks from armchair Dralon.To whet your appetite for a trip to Santa Fe, here is a list of our favorite sights.To whet your appetite, here are some of the most commonly asked questions about fine vintage wines.Rhys Williams was very convincing and his books did much to whet my appetite to visit the vast Soviet empire.To whet your appetite, try the Wanaka lamb in orange sauce recipe on this page.If that's not enough to whet your appetite, we've 100 £4 entrance tickets to give away free!
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