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  1. Waiter, there is a in my soup.
  2. I have to my boss tonight.
  3. That sounds wrong, but I will it is true.
  4. Please us with tales of your travels.
  5. Pat Thai is my favorite Thai .
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1274 Tapas and More

Adelina from Spain talks about popular Spanish dish that is now international.

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dish

So what about other good dishes, tell me?

The word dish can have two meanings. It can mean a plate, or a type of food. Here it means food. Notice the following:

  1. My favorite Italian dish is lasagna.
  2. That Chinese restaurant has many spicy dishes.

go out with

It is nice to go out with friends.

When you go out with friends, you do something together away from home to enjoy each other's company. Notice the following:

  1. I like to go out with friends on the weekend.
  2. I plan to go out with my coworkers tonight.

take your word

I'll take your word on that.

This phrase means you trust what someone says. Notice the following:

  • I would not work for that company. The manager is a bad man.
  • I'll take your word on that.

enlighten

Could you enlighten me with that story?

When you enlighten someone, you educate them in an entertaining way. Notice the following:

  1. He enlightened us with his tales of Europe.
  2. My father used to always enlighten us at the dinner tables with stories of his youth.

flies

They put a little plate on top so the flies don’t go into the drink.

A fly is a very common insect that flies around and like to land on food. Notice the following:

  1. There are alwasy flies around cows.
  2. I killed the fly with a fly-swatter.

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