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in small doses

Definition of in small doses in English:

informal When experienced or engaged in a little at a time: computer games are great in small doses
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  • I'm learning that paradise on earth exists in small doses - part of experiencing it is the ability to leave it behind and keep going in the faith that you have been there and that days like these come around if you let them.
  • Something unpalatable may be acceptable in small doses, but not in a big dose.
  • The fourth album is like an incredibly rich chocolate cake - utterly indulgent, strikingly intense in small doses, quickly sating the appetite.
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