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American English: /fud/
British English: /fuːd/

Translation of food in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (in general) 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
    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 thoughthis father's words gave him food for thought
    las palabras de su padre lo hicieron reflexionar
    (before noun) (shortage/exports)
    de alimentos
    Example sentences
    • Ach well, food tastes better in the open air.
    • All the food tastes like rubber, like it was sitting up in the refrigerator for five years.
    • My husband is Australian, where they eat lots of fresh summery food.
    1.2 countable (specific kind)

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