get one's fill

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get one's fill

Also, have one's fill. Be satisfied; have enough (or more than enough) of something. For example, I love operaI can never get my fill of it, or He's had his fill of dirty jobs. This expression alludes to having enough (or too much) to eat. [Mid-1500s] Also see fed to the gills.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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