Learn Outstanding English Phrasal Verbs for Food in just 5 Minutes

Updated: May 24

"I am starving, mom!", "This taste is rich in flavor", "We are all hungry", "Are you vegan or not?".

It seems like we are all stuffed with plethora of food expressions.

But, do you know how to implement English phrasal verbs and expressions for food in your daily conversation?

If not, then you are going to remember these amazing phrasal verbs forever to speak like a native English speaker confidently and effortlessly.

So, Let's get started!

In all over the world, "Food" is a very crucial conversational topic and everyone enjoys talking and sharing food cultures with their colleagues, friends, relatives and with society, too.

Which means you will have to be perfect in terms of expressions, vocabulary, idioms and slang while talking about food. And I bet, you don't want to embarrass yourself in-front of people who are close to you.

To make learning and speaking English a little easier, we will make a warm up of some phrasal verbs for food.

Master Phrasal Verbs For Food With Some Expressions...

Chop up – To cut into pieces.

  • We chopped up the vegetables for the party.

Boil down - to reduce a liquid by cooking/boiling it for a long time to make a thick sauce/curry/liquid.

  • Martha boiled down the curry to make it more appetizing.

Boil over - to cause the liquid to overflow during boiling.

  • Samantha was boiling the milk on high flame and it boiled over.

Dig in/Tuck - in - to start eating.

  • If you were hungry yesterday at home, why didn't you dig in?

Bolt down/Wolf down – to eat your food very quickly or rapidly or just swallowing it without chewing it.

  • I wolfed my lunch down and went to the online meeting.

  • She had only 5 minutes for breakfast so she had to bolt it down.

Whip up – to prepare a meal very instantly.

  • Carlie will whip up something for breakfast before we go the market.

  • Steve adore cooking so every day he whips up a flavorsome food for his family.

Polish off - to eat something until it's finished.

  • Tom was hungry, so he polished off the meal in just 5 minutes .

Snack on - To eat small amounts of food between main meals.

  • I'll snack on some pasta.

Eat in/out – to eat at home or to eat away from home, usually in a restaurant or on a street food counter.

  • Hey Samantha! Are you going to eat in or eat out with friends tonight?

Live on - To eat a lot of a particular type of food

  • She has to live on vegetables until she looses her 5 K.G weight. She is on diet nowadays.

to be/go on a diet – to try to get thinner by eating a limited range of food

  • I think I need to go on a diet – I’m crossing 64 K.G in this month!


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