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predominantly • base • twist to
tasty • just
  1. That store caters to women.
  2. The view from the hotel was amazing.
  3. That restaurant has an Latin it.
  4. The in this soup is really easy to make.
  5. These burgers are so .
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Mixer 127 Favorite Restaurant

Listen to six people talk about their favorite places to go out for a meal.

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predominantly

The menu is predominantly chicken.

Predominantly means mostly. Notice the following:

  1. Sports fans are usually predominantly male.
  2. In America, most politicians are predominantly rich, older, white men.

base

It has some fantastic, delicious pizzas, mostly using thin base.

The base of a soup or sauce is the most basic element that makes it. Notice the following:

  1. The soup has a very salty base.
  2. The pasta sauce requires a tomato base.

twist to

It usually got a little bit of a Canadian twist to it.

Here, twist to means style or flavor. Notice the following:

  1. Most Hollywood movies have an American twist to them.
  2. The story had an interesting twist to it.

tasty

The French fries that come with the chicken are also quite tasty.

Tasty is a casual way to say delicious. Notice the following:

  1. That was a very tasty meal.
  2. The soup was delicious but the pasta was not very tasty.

just

They actually have a really nice one on the menu and it's just delicious.

The word 'just' can sometimes mean very. Notice the following:

  1. Everything was just perfect at the wedding.
  2. The ending to the movie was just incredible.