get (one's) fill

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get (one's) fill

To have, consume, or experience as much (of something) as one desires or is able to. Make sure you get your fill of cake—we made plenty for everyone! I've gotten my fill of people giving me advice about my love life. A: "Would you like any more of this curry?" B: "No, thank you, I've gotten my fill."
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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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The only way to change things for the better for our families is when the people of Niagara Falls have finally gotten their fill of the lack of quality government and move in a new and different direction.
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