Meaning of SOUR in English

SOUR

I.

noun

Sour is used after these nouns: ↑ whisky

II.

verb

Sour is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ relation

Sour is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ atmosphere , ↑ relation

III.

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , smell , taste

The sauce tasted very ~.

The milk smelled ~.

▪ go , turn ( both also figurative )

By the next day the wine had turned ~.

Their relationship quickly turned ~.

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ a little , slightly , etc.

Their friendship has turned a little ~.

PHRASES

▪ leave a ~ taste in sb's mouth ( figurative )

The whole experience has really left a ~ taste in my mouth.

Sour is used with these nouns: ↑ apple , ↑ cherry , ↑ cream , ↑ disposition , ↑ flavour , ↑ milk , ↑ mood , ↑ note , ↑ orange , ↑ smell , ↑ taste , ↑ wine

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