Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
had my fill
had my fill
1) have, consume or experience as much as one wants or is able to
How to MemorizePopularity LowProfessional MediumSocial
I had my fill of food/drink
To 'have your fill' of something is to have enough or to be satisfied. "Would you like some more casserole? No thank you, I've had my fill for the moment." "We were taken to an amazing buffet where we had our fill of food and drink." It can also have a negative connotation meaning to have too much of something. "Football is the only thing that has been on TV all month. I have had my fill for a while." This is an expression you might be more likely to hear in a casual context.
Social Examples (Basic)
Michael told the waiter he wouldn't be having a dessert as he had eaten his fill of food.
The woman politely declined a coffee as she had already had her fill of caffeinefor the day.
I can't stand talking to him anymore!I've had my fill of him!
Professional Examples (Basic)
I have had my fillof disgruntled clients for the morning. I need a break!
I'd like there to be loads of catering and nice food at the event. I want everyone tohave their fillbefore we get down to business.
Our target markethave their fillof fast food outlets in the area, we want to provide a fine dining alternative.
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