taste blood

idiom

informal
: to experience pleasure as a result of defeating an opponent
She has tasted blood now, and can't wait to meet her rival on the court again.

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“Taste blood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taste%20blood. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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