γεύση της ζωής - but which preposition should you use in English? Study the following citations from the Bank of English and work out the difference in meaning between the two prepositions of and for in these expressions.
down this season. <p> We have had a taste of life at the top and all the
year-old son Liam along for his first taste of life as a recruit of the Tartan
I felt fine." So did I after my first taste of life in the fast lane on a turbo-
to make the NFL. All three have had a taste of life in the big time and that
pub pro grammes to give viewers a taste of life Down Under. No Worries"
it's because they want to give me a taste of life in the nick. Well I'm full
key players have given him an early taste of life in the Premier Division.
in which visitors get a real taste of life in the rock `n roll
go to university this summer to get a taste of life as eggheads. Teesside
surgery. The pretty mum-of-two got a taste for life under the knife after
India and that gave Nasser his first taste of life at the MCC. Joe explains: `
say the least, but it will give me a taste of life outside football, which isn'
and Jason Togwell at The Yacht for a taste of life as a publican. Turn to Page
climb the rankings. He gets an early taste of life in America next week when
I wanted it to give people a taste for life but without hiding
spent the day getting a taste for life at work. Placements took
about going back to bed. He had a taste for life, for adventure,
The young prince had already had a taste of life on the other side of the
Speed was the sweet serene taste of life itself, only experienced in
same instant that frivolous thing, a taste for life. <p> Colette, Looking
Once the British have acquired the taste for life under a republic they
died May 12, 1995 <h> Banker with a taste for life: Obituary of Douglas
s young graduates their first taste of life at the summit. While
check your idea here
Another possible translation for γεύση in English is appetite. Here are some citations for appetite for life from the Bank of English. Notice the range of adjectives which can precede this expression.
of the 16-year-old's `incredible appetite for life" before her death in the
despite blindness. His voracious appetite for life and his undeviating sense
refreshed, our fatigue removed, our appetite for life renewed. Why is that?
to her young sister. Her own appetite for life, she acknowledged, was
regained his vitality and vast appetite for life. But this death, these
as an eccentric bunch with a huge appetite for life, and Louis in particular
towards her. <p> Her energy and appetite for life remain the same. She's a
vigor and energy, with a tremendous appetite for life, but I do not remember
right. If I'd not had such a large appetite for life none of it would have
the last year he rediscovered his appetite for life and was very happily
mean, wizened little thing with no appetite for life". The most furious writer
clearly inherited their mother's appetite for life, they worry over her
Bill Clinton's appetite for life is not a defect, it's a
the brilliant wit and voracious appetite for life. Larkin always lodged in
αισθάνομαι τη γεύση
can you feel the taste in English? Here are some citations from the Bank of English, showing various verbs that can be used with taste, generally in a metaphorical sense.
he can't even abide the taste of Chinese food
millions of people have acquired the taste for grains, fruits and vegetables
once the British have acquired the taste for life under a republic they
they won't have enjoyed the taste of defeat
enjoying the taste of success
experience the taste of Italy
then Emerald gets the taste of success in her mouth
Bruce Springsteen has got the taste for playing in a band again
we like the taste of UEFA Cup football
voters who had lost the taste for politics
travellers who have lost the taste for flying
working in financial services gave me the taste for communicating with people
Norwich savour the taste of success
commercialised to suit the taste of the musically ignorant
they suited the taste of the times
nobody ever loses money by underestimating the taste of the British public
feel the taste does not occur at all in the corpus data. This does not mean it is impossible, but does imply that it would probably be very unusual, and possibly a verb from the list would produce more natural English.