a bad taste in (one's)/the mouth

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a bad taste in (one's)/the mouth

A negative impression (based on something that has already happened). I don't know, man, the fact that he lied to you just leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
See also: bad, mouth, taste

a bad (or bitter or nasty) taste in the (or someone's) mouth

a strong feeling of distress or disgust following an experience. informal
See also: bad, mouth, taste
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But persistent bad breath, or having a bad taste in your mouth, may be warning signs of gum disease, also known as gingivitis or periodontal disease.
No shallow gossip for you--it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth.
Frankly, it leaves a bad taste in your mouth, the result of spending 93 minutes with Green, Mr.
DON'T let Christmas leave a bad taste in your mouth.
While most people (especially when they are young) tend to ignore the long-term health problems associated with smoking, like lung cancer, it is hard to avoid the bad taste in your mouth or feeling run-down.