taste of things to come

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Definition of taste of things to come

: something (such as a brief experience) that is the first of similar things to follow That first storm was just a taste of things to come.

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“Taste of things to come.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taste%20of%20things%20to%20come. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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