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no idea • categories • wrap-type
like • cone shape
  1. The best sushi from this place is the .
  2. Driving a motorcycle is more riding a bicycle than driving a car.
  3. You have to form the bread dough into a , and then fill it with fruit.
  4. She has about what kind of job she wants when she finishes her university program.
  5. The books in this store are divided into based on topic.
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716 Sushi Lesson
Hiroshi talks about sushi and the two most basic types this popular dish.

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Vocabulary notes (text only) explain key vocabulary and phrases from the interview.

have no idea about

I have no idea about sushi.

When you 'have no idea about' something, it means that you do not know much or anything about it.

Notice the following:

  1. I have no idea about cars, so I think I will have to go to a garage.
  2. I have no idea about computers, but luckily my son always helps me out.

categories

You notice there is two kind of big categories, that there are the two different kinds of sushi.

When a group or idea is separated into 'categories,' it is divided into smaller sections with other similar items.

Notice the following:

  1. There are four different categories of questions in the quiz.
  2. There are lots of different categories for sports day.

wrap-type

The seaweed wrap type, that's also tekamaki, or maki.

Here, the 'wrap type' refers to the different ways that seaweed can be put around sushi.

Notice the following:

  1. I like sushi, the seaweed wrap type. 
  2. When I tried to make my own sushi, I struggled to make the seaweed wrap type.

more like

So, you're talking the teramaki are more like the rolls that you see.

'More like' refers to the way that something is similar to something else.

Notice the following:

  1. The new film is more like a comedy than a horror.
  2. I want it blue, more like that one there.

cone shape

One that has a cone shape, they use the entire seaweed.

When something is 'cone shaped,' it means that it shaped like a three-dimensional triangle. It has one closed, pointed end and one larger, circular end. 

Notice the following:

  1. These candies are cone shaped and the ends hurt my mouth.
  2. The statue was very unusual, as it was like a cone shape.