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Food and eating out

Read the text and change the word in brackets to form one word that correctly fits each gap. Consulta el Diccionario Online Consulta el diccionario

I have never had a problem with (1) (lose) of appetite. I can eat almost anything, even the over-cooked (2) (taste) food that’s served up to me when I go to visit my mum and dad.
I try to eat
(3) (health), but basically I’ll eat whatever is put on my plate.

Until, that is, I went to a restaurant in Valencia called "La Boca Tonta". As soon as my wife and I entered the place, I suspected we had made a mistake, as we were the only
(4) (dine).

The first dish looked delicious, but the taste was totally different from its
(5) (appear). It was bloody disgusting! I managed a couple of mouthfuls then gave up.

The main course was equally
(6) (deceive), with succulent-looking lamb chops that turned out to be inedible. The dessert looked (7) (promise) and smelt good, but by this time I (8) (trust) everything that was put in front of me in this place. Nevertheless, it was (9) (pass) and I ate it thankfully. It cost me 80 Euros for a bread roll and a small piece of (10) (freeze) gateaux. Apparently, it isn’t the ‘boca’ that’s ‘tonta’, it’s me!

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Vocabulary - Ordering in a restaurant

Match the words with their definitions. Consulta el Diccionario Online Consulta el diccionario

1. A sauce added to a salad
2. A main dish
3. An adjective to describe meat that has been cooked a lot (no blood)
4. Layers of alcohol-soaked sponge cake with fruit, custard and whipped cream
5. A small dish at the start of a meal
6. A small herb, like an onion, added to potatoes, for example
7. An adjective to describe meat that has been cooked very little (pink and bloody)
8. A kind of soup usually containing fish and vegetables

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Choose the best word to complete the following food idioms. Consulta el Diccionario Online Consulta el diccionario

1. Don't believe him. I take everything he says with a pinch of .
2. Giving up alcohol and going on this high fibre diet has given me a lot of energy. I feel full of .
3. Thelma doesn’t stop talking about her son, the doctor. He's the of her eye.
4. I love this new duvet. It keeps my feet as warm as .
5. He does literally everything his boss asks him. He knows which side his is buttered.
6. Let me take one more photo. Come closer together and smile. Say .
7. Hymen wants a job with a decent salary. He’s not going to work for .
8. Trina Forest’s latest mp3 download is really popular. It's selling like hot .
9. May and Ann go everywhere together and they even wear the same clothes. They're like two in a pod.
10. Look at Jason over there in his BMW sports car and his Ray Ban sunglasses. He looks as cool as a , even in this heat.
11. Asking John to arrange a party is just a for disaster. He's so disorganised.
12. I’d rather find a nice hotel. I don’t like camping. Sleeping on the floor in a tent just isn't my cup of .

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