Inspirados nas aulas de culinária em inglês durante esta semana, resolvemos compartilhar alguns Phrasal Verbs relacionados à comida.
- Bolt down – To eat your food very quickly.
“Susan only has 15 minutes to eat lunch so she bolts it down really fast”
- Whip up - To produce or prepare (a meal) very quickly.
“Toni loves cooking so every day he whips up a delicious supper for his wife and kids”
- Pig out - To eat a lot of food at one time.
“Jamie had been on a diet all week, so during the weekend he pigged out on fast food”
- Pick up – The act of going somewhere to get a person or thing that you will then take to another place
“There’s nothing in the fridge so I will pick some sandwiches up from the shop”
- Chop up – To cut into pieces, usually with several sharp blows.
“If you want to help me, please chop up these vegetables for the stew ”
- Cut out - To stop doing (something)
“My Dad has very high cholesterol, so he has cut out eggs and dairy from his diet”
- Cut back – To do less of (something)
“You eat too much salt, you should cut back on salty foods”
- Knock back - To drink or swallow (an alcoholic drink) quickly
“When John got to the bar he inmediately asked for a big whiskey and knocked it back”
- Eat out – To eat away from home, usually in a restaurant.
“When I don’t want to cook, my boyfriend and I eat out at a restaurant”
- Fry up – The act of frying a meal, especially breakfast.
“On Sundays my Mum always prepares a fry up – eggs, bacon, beans and toast. Yum!”