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Gh Juve, will have to settle for Europa League football in the new year, a bitter pill to swallow for the Italian champions.
It is a bitter pill to swallow at the moment, we just want to try and put this to bed," Blackburn midfielder Lowe said.
WIGAN 2 S'HAMPTON 2 SOUTHAMPTON striker Rickie Lambert described Shaun Maloney's late equaliser as a bitter pill to swallow after the Saints had to settle for a point against Wigan.
That was what made it a bitter pill to swallow, the sublime irony or ironic completeness of it, being almost a carbon copy of his demolition of Hatton.
The scientists said that considering the sugary taste of cyclodextrin, naringenin, the cause of the bitter taste in grapefruit, is "no longer such a bitter pill to swallow.
He said: "The delay in the process means the Government is saving around pounds 1bn in the short term but, at a time when they are looking at bringing forward public expenditure projects to provide jobs, it's a bitter pill to swallow.
It does become a difficult environment to play in when you're 3-0 down at home but it's a bitter pill to swallow because it wasn't a 3-0 performance.
But, another penalty, this time for the home side 18 minutes from full-time for a handball, meant the Martyrs had to share the points and for manager Shephard it was a bitter pill to swallow.
The FA Cup defeat is a bitter pill to swallow but we must now resurrect our season.
Trainer Nicky Henderson said: "It is a bitter pill to swallow and owner Trevor Hemmings and his manager Mick Meagher are fully conversant with the situation.