great in small doses

JuriTerreni

Senior Member
Chinese-China
From movie <Meet the Fockers>,
Byrnes and Focker, they're going to have a parents meeting to set the wedding date.
Byrnes - Your parents are great.
Focker - They're great in small doses.
Byrnes - 48 hours in Coconut Grove is a small dose. Besides, you've won over my dad.
What does "great in small doses" mean? Thank you.
 
  • < Previous | Next >
    Top