Hey guys! Let’s check the answer to the last [Phrases] episode first.

B. Go Dutch

A. Indian summer

C. Mexican standoff

Congratulations on these three blessed guys who gave the correct answer ahead of anyone else! (Anonymous users aren’t counted)

Today we are going to learn some verbs and phrasal verbs connected with food.


1. Bake off

= To finish baking partly baked food. 

       She baked off the bread in the oven.

2. Boil down

= To boil a liquid down to a thick sauce.

The sauce was too thin and needed to be boiled down.

3. Chop up

=  To cut into pieces, usually with several sharp blows.

 She chopped the onion up into small cubes.

4. Eat up

= To eat until everything is finished.

She ate everything up.


[Practice]

1. You’ll get a better, more condensed flavor when you _______ the stock.

A. bake off

B. eat up

C. chop up

D. boil down

2. Can you _______ the onions for the stew?

A. bake off

B. eat up

C. chop up

D. boil down

3. Kim may be tiny, but she has a big appetite and will _______ anything you put in front of her. 

A. bake off

B. eat up

C. chop up

D. boil down


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