body & tit-for-tat

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Dear teachers,
2 questions here:

1.
Talking about food/meals and so on,
what does "body" mean in "It tastes mellow and has body, doesn't it'?
What kind of taste is it ?

2.
Talking about disputes,
what does "tit-for-tat" mean in "That's just a tit-for-tat remark, isn't it?"
What kind of dispute/remark is it?

Thanks!!
 

RonBee

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Here is the definition of body that you are looking for:

To respond tit for tat means to respond in kind. It means, for example, to return an insult for an insult.

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RonBee said:
Here is the definition of body that you are looking for:


:)

Ah, thanks, I guess I've got the idea.
 

woodhouse

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tit-for-tat adj
done in return or retaliation for a similar act: a spate of tit-for-tat killings. (earlier tip-for-tat) Collins Dictionary New Edition 1998
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