Commentary: NP1(experiencer) TASTE NP2(flavor) NP1(object) TASTE (LIKE/OF) NP2(flavor)
Can you taste the garlic?
So many apples taste mealy and bland.
This tastes of nutmeg.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4
Commentary: NP1(agent) TASTE NP2(patient)
Taste these new crackers!
We tasted wines last night.
She paused to taste the Georgian shashlik.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 5
NOTE: Metaphorical extension.
The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died.
I want to taste true love.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6