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Who would have known how bittersweet this would taste? The Sun (2011)The bittersweet flavour of glazed chicory is the perfect foil for gamey roast partridge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Oh, the bittersweet taste of irony. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Did you leave office with a bittersweet taste, or did you feel it was time? Christianity Today (2000)This gently paced love song is bittersweet, grungy indie without any raw edges. The Sun (2011)It was an excruciatingly bittersweet moment for Winnie. The Sun (2006)It was a bittersweet moment for Sally. The Sun (2012)It's always a bittersweet moment. The Sun (2011)Gentle drama with bittersweet humour. The Sun (2008)I had wanted to do so much better, so it was a very bittersweet moment. The Sun (2016)A bittersweet moment, not just for the contestants but for some of us viewers as well. The Sun (2015)Like a graduation, it is a bittersweet moment: something treasured coming to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shared humanity isn't only the stuff of bittersweet humour, though. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She calls theirs'a bittersweet story' with regrets over missed opportunities and the joy of finally being together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although it's not a conventional romcom, this bittersweet story will still have you smiling through your tears. The Sun (2009)We end, as we must, with an act of forgiveness but its sweet naivety is tinged with the bittersweet taste of experience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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