leave a bad taste in mouth

leave a bad taste in someone's mouth

[for something] to leave a bad feeling or memory with someone. The whole business about the missing money left a bad taste in his mouth. It was a very nice hotel, but something about it left a bad taste in my mouth.
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leave a bad taste in your mouth

to cause an unpleasant memory Violent movies always leave a bad taste in my mouth.
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leave a bad taste in your mouth

if an experience leaves a bad taste in your mouth, you have an unpleasant memory of it I think we all felt that he'd been treated unfairly and it left a bad taste in people's mouths.
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