Translation of food in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (in general) there isn't enough food to go roundthe food's not very good in this hotelno hay comida para todosBritain imports much of its foodla comida no es muy buena or no se come muy bien en este hotelshe can only take food intravenouslyGran Bretaña importa gran parte de los alimentos que consumewe gave him some foodse la puede alimentar solo por vía intravenosato be off one's foodle dimos algo de comerto go off one's foodestar desganado or inapetentethat has put me right off my foodperder el apetitofood for thoughthis father's words gave him food for thoughtme ha quitado las ganas de comerlas palabras de su padre lo hicieron reflexionar(before noun) (shortage/exports)de alimentosExample sentences1.2 countable (specific kind)
- 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.
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