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741 Staying Healthy Overseas
Keren compares staying healthy in different regions of the world.

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it's quite hard

We know it's quite hard to actually sometimes stay healthy overseas.

When something is 'quite hard,' it means that it is difficult.

Notice the following:

  1. It's quite hard to keep everything in order.
  2. It's quite hard being perfect all of the time.

relatively easy

There's lots of beautiful areas to go jogging along the river or along the beach so it was relatively easy there.

When something is 'relatively easy,' it means that you have no trouble doing it. 

Notice the following:

  1. It is relatively easy eating healthily if you try.
  2. Keeping fit is relatively easy if you set aside enough time every day.

food processor

Everybody has their own food processor to make fruit drinks.

A 'food processor' is a piece of kitchen equipment that helps to liquidize and mix up different types of food.

Notice the following:

  1. I have just bought quite an expensive food processor.
  2. My food processor has broken, so I cannot make the recipe.


Japan is kind of the opposite of Peru.

When something is 'opposite,' it means that is is completely different.

Notice the following:

  1. Black is the opposite of white.
  2. I find that opposites attract, so the two of us get along very well, even though we are very different.

it is crazy

It is crazy, the prices.

When something is 'crazy,' it means that you can't believe it or it doesn't make sense to you.

Notice the following:

  1. The traffic is absolutely crazy. I am not sure if we will be home in time.
  2. It is crazy to think how much money she spends each year on clothes.