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 Meanings and Examples of FOOD
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food
 n.  something that people and animals eat to keep them alive
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  Mester Colin says if he keeps sendin for more food they won't believe he's an invalid at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Children like that feels like young wolves an food's flesh an blood to em, said Mrs. Sowerby.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  "I do not think so, as your food seems to agree with you," said Dr. Craven.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  Well," said Dr. Craven, "so long as going without food agrees with them we need not disturb ourselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  The two men got out some food and made a luncheon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  She had had servants, and food and clothes, but no one had taken any notice of her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  The poor morsel of food only whetted desire.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  Then good food was set before them, milk and pancakes, with sugar, apples, and nuts.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
9  And now the best food was cooked for poor Hansel, but Gretel got nothing but crab-shells.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  As he himself would have it so, they gave him some food for the wild animals, and led him down to the tower.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
11  The next day at noon, the old woman came to him again with food and drink which he at first refused.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
12  The day passed thus; he scarcely tasted food, but walked round and round the cell like a wild beast in its cage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
13  He could hang himself with his handkerchief to the window bars, or refuse food and die of starvation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
14  Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious; and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
15  He had not tasted food for forty hours.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
Example Sentence: (206 in 14 pages)
16  The town has shelters and food handouts for vagrants.
17  We serve traditional French food cooked in a lighter way, keeping the presentation simple.
18  Traditional Spanish food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out.
19  Mother usually grinds down the food for the baby.
20  Chew your food up thoroughly before you swallow it.
21  Sometimes we take food with us and sometimes we buy food when we're there.
22  My eyes popped at the sight of the rich variety of food on show.
23  A food processor has a variety of uses in the kitchen.
24  A surfeit of rich food is bad for you.
25  We have enough food to tide ourselves over the weekend.
26  We'll have to get some food in for the weekend if we're having visitors.
27  Troops are needed to help get food into Kosovo where people are in desperate need.
28  The elephant grinds its food with/between its powerful molars.
29  The whole food chain is affected by the over-use of chemicals in agriculture.
30  During the war they bought food on the black market.