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    Hello !

    I need your help again for this expression "a noble mouth wash with a good finish" in the following dialog :

    I : So you're still set on the rack of lamb, the crown roast and what was that brioche ?

    B : With camembert.
    (The camembert is a french cheese with a strong taste which may give bad breath but which is delicious !)

    I : Oh well, what the hell ? I'll just be sure to pick up a noble mouth wash with a good finish.

    B : Oh you don't have to do the shopping !


    Does that mean that I. want to buy some mouthwash with a good perfume to have fresh breath or that she wants to buy another dessert ?

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    Hello Polaris

    It's probably a humorous phrase for "a bottle of wine". It's a "mouthwash" because you rinse your palate with wine to taste it; "to have a good finish" is a term from wine-tasting (= "to have a good aftertaste").

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    Default hi

    how long does it take to learn engish for person of from pakistan

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    Thank you Mr P. !

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    You're welcome, Polaris!

    It depends on the teacher and the student in question, Mohsin!

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