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 Food and drink
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Expand your vocabulary - a thematic crossword for students of English as a foreign language, or English as a second language. All the answers have something to do with food or drink
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American crossword

CLUES ACROSS

3. The most common kind of fruit grown in England.
7. People often wear this when working in the kitchen.
8. America's favourite food, maybe?
10. A cup that does not need a saucer
11. A form in which corn is often eaten.
14. Prepare a table for a meal.
10. Evening meal.
17. Very small piece of bread.
20. Utensil for cooking in or making sauce in.
21. Sometimes eaten as a pudding, or, else used to thicken soup or casseroles.
22. Where people cook

23. Parsley is one, so is basil.

CLUES DOWN

tea party

1. Orange jam.
2- Gastropods much appreciated in France
4. Dried plum.
5. Roast............. of mutton is a popular joint England.
6. Waiters do this.
9. Small whitish vegetables, served in a tomato sauce, and very popular in Britain (5,5)
12. Two slices of bread with a filling between them.
13. Drink made in a brewery.
15. A meal between breakfast and lunch.
18. Wash _____ after a meal.
19. Synonym of mutton.
20. A tart upside down.
21. Britain's favourite hot drink.

Picturesque speech

English has lots of picturesque expressions referring to food. Here are some of them. Can you select the correct meaning of each one, ?
1) He's really in the soup,
   a) He's very successful.   b) He has real problems.   c) He's very busy indeed

2) I'm really cheesed Off
   a) I'm very tired.   b) I've finished everything.   c) I'm very annoyed.

3) You can't have your cake and eat It.
   a) You must choose one thing or another, not both, b) You should eat less. c) You can't always have the best in life

4) That's money for jam.
   a) It's very expensive. b) It's a waste of money. c) It's easy money

5) He's full of beans.
   a) He's very energetic, b) He's ill. c) He's very amusing.

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