意味:一度うまくいったことからその妙味(みょうみ)を知り、暗(あん)に次にも同様のことを期待する。(kotobank.jp)
to develop a taste for; to be encouraged by initial success

Basically, after trying something new, you decide that it’s not that too bad and want to try it again. I came across this phrase in the drama 「流星の絆」in which three siblings (played by 二宮和也 Ninomiya Kazunari、錦戸亮 Nishikido Ryo、戸田恵梨香 Toda Erika) become swindlers. They didn’t start as swindlers, but decided to take revenge on a swindler who tricked money from the younger sister. “Encouraged by this initial success,” they decided to swindle money from other strangers; they basically “developed a taste for” swindling.

例文(Yahoo!辞書):
1.一度賭事(かけごと)で味を占めるとなかなかやめられない
Once one tastes success at gambling, it’s hard to quit.
2.最初にうまくいったことに味を占めて彼は株(かぶ)を買い続けた
When his first venture into the stock market went well, he got hooked and went on buying.

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