get (one's) fill

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get (one's) fill

1. To eat or drink as much (of something) as one desires or is able to. Make sure you get your fill of cake—we have plenty for everyone! A: "Would you like any more of this curry?" B: "No, thank you, I've gotten my fill."
2. To experience or deal with (someone or something) as much as one is able or willing. I've just about gotten my fill of people giving me advice about my love life. He's so loud, brash, and overbearing. I got my fill of him after 10 minutes.
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get one's fill

Also, have one's fill. Be satisfied; have enough (or more than enough) of something. For example, I love opera-I can never get my fill of it, or He's had his fill of dirty jobs. This expression alludes to having enough (or too much) to eat. [Mid-1500s] Also see fed to the gills.
See also: fill, get
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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