Translation of food in Spanish:

food

Pronunciation: /fuːd/

n

  • 1.1 u (in general) comida (f) there isn't enough food to go round no hay comida para todos the food's not very good in this hotel la comida no es muy buena or no se come muy bien en este hotel dog food comida (f) para perros Britain imports much of its food Gran Bretaña importa gran parte de los alimentos que consume she can only take food intravenously se la puede alimentar solo por vía intravenosa we gave him some food le dimos algo de comer to be off one's food estar* desganado or inapetente to go off one's food perder* el apetito that has put me right off my food me ha quitado las ganas de comer food for thought his father's words gave him food for thought las palabras de su padre lo hicieron reflexionar (before n) [shortage/exports] de alimentos
    More example sentences
    • Parents are working more and cooking less, relying on high-calorie, high-fat fast foods to feed their families.
    • A range of Mexican fast food is available.
    • And they know how to prepare wholesome, delicious food themselves.
    1.2 c (specific kind) alimento (m)

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