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restrictions • gastronomy • all night long
till • veggies
  1. This plane ticket has some .
  2. Do not leave I get there.
  3. To be healthy, you should eat your .
  4. If you like , you like good food.
  5. She loves to stay out .
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1293 Belgium Dining

Chris talks with Adelina about eating a big meal with friends and family.

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

restriction

notesI mean there’s no restrictions or anything.

A restriction is something that is forbidden or not allowed. Notice the following:

  1. There is a restriction on owning more than two cars.
  2. He can't have a pet because there is a restriction at his apartment.

gastronomy

notesLet's talk about gastronomy.

Gastronomy refers to food or cooking. Notice the following:

  1. Chinese gastronomy is very complex.
  2. I'm interested in Turkish gastronomy.

go all night long

notesIt goes all night long.

To go all night long means until morning or very late. Notice the following:

  1. We went all night long.
  2. She doesn't need sleep, she can go all night long.

till

notesWe eat from 6 o’clock in the afternoon till 12 o’clock at night.

Till means the same as 'until' and is used mainly in spoken English. Notice the following:

  1. The movie goes till seven.
  2. Keep driving till you see a blue house.

veggies

notesWe have our fish, our meat, our wines, our fruits, our veggies.

Veggies is short for vegetables. Notice the following:

  1. You need to eat more veggies.
  2. Kids hate to eat their veggies.