bitter+pill

  • 1 Bitter Pill — may refer to: * Bitter Pill , a song by Soul Asylum from their 1990 album And the Horse They Rode in On * Bitter Pill , a song by Annie Lennox from her 2003 album Bare * Bitter Pill , a song by Mötley Crüe from their 1998 compilation album… …

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  • 2 bitter pill — noun singular an unpleasant fact or situation that is difficult to accept: a bitter pill to swallow: The truth about her husband had been a bitter pill to swallow …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 bitter pill — noun : an extreme vexation or humiliation; especially : one constituting a punishment, retribution, or unavoidable expedient having to seek his foe s aid was a bitter pill to take * * * bitter pill, anything that is hard to accept. * * * (a)… …

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  • 4 bitter pill — a distressing experience or result that is hard to accept (often in the expression a bitter pill to swallow): Being passed over for promotion was a bitter pill to swallow. * * * …

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  • 5 bitter pill — UK / US noun [singular] an unpleasant fact or situation that is difficult to accept a bitter pill to swallow: The truth about her husband had been a bitter pill to swallow …

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  • 6 bitter pill — {n.} Something hard to accept; disappointment. * /Jack was not invited to the party and it was a bitter pill for him./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 bitter pill — {n.} Something hard to accept; disappointment. * /Jack was not invited to the party and it was a bitter pill for him./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 bitter\ pill — noun Something hard to accept; disappointment. Jack was not invited to the party and it was a bitter pill for him …

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  • 9 bitter pill — See a bitter pill …

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  • 10 bitter pill — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acridity, acridness, affliction, astringence, astringency, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitterness, burden, burden of care, cankerworm of care, care, causticity, cross, crown of thorns, curse,… …

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  • 11 bitter pill — sharp and unpleasant tasting tablet of medicine; harsh lesson that is learned …

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  • 12 bitter pill — /bɪtə ˈpɪl/ (say bituh pil) noun an event, outcome, consequence, etc., which is the cause of great distress …

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  • 13 bitter pill to swallow — A bitter pill to swallow is something that is hard to accept …

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  • 14 bitter pill to swallow —    A bitter pill to swallow is something that is hard to accept.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A bitter pill to swallow is something very difficult or unpleasant to accept.    Something very unpleasant or difficult to accept is a bitter …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 15 bitter pill to swallow — a bitter pill (to swallow) phrase an unpleasant fact or situation that is difficult to accept The truth about her family had been a bitter pill to swallow. Thesaurus: difficult situations and experiencessynonym Main entry: pill * * * (a) bitter… …

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  • 16 bitter pill to swallow — noun Something unpleasant that must be accepted or endured. [T]o see himself dethroned, the object of her contempt, was a bitter pill to swallow …

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  • 17 Bitter pill to swallow —   A bitter pill to swallow is something that is hard to accept …

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  • 18 bitter pill to swallow — something difficult to accept or make peace with …

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  • 19 a bitter pill to swallow — Something which is difficult or unpleasant to accept, such as an unwelcome fact • • • Main Entry: ↑bitter * * * a bitter pill (to swallow) phrase an unpleasant fact or situation that is difficult to accept The truth about her family had been a… …

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  • 20 a bitter pill — (to swallow) phrase an unpleasant fact or situation that is difficult to accept The truth about her family had been a bitter pill to swallow. Thesaurus: difficult situations and experiencessynonym Main entry: pill * * * a bitter pill (to swallow) …

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