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Food (la comida)

English Images Spanish Listen and Repeat
Write (r = response; f = first letter)
the cheese Swiss Cheese, Swiss, Cheese, Food el queso  
the bread Bread, Food, Bakery, French, Baguettes el pan  
the vegetables Vegetables, Healthy Eating, Cooking la verdura  
the meat Steak, Meat, Raw, Pork Chop, Grill, Food la carne  
the rice el arroz  
the fruit Eat, Food, Fruit, Healthy, Vegetarian las frutas  
an apple Apple, Fall, Juicy, Food, Autumn, Fruit una manzana  
the beans Vegetable, String, Green, Bean, Food los frijoles  
the nuts Nuts, Almonds, Seeds, Food, Batch las nueces  
peanuts Peanuts, Nuts, Food, Diet, Dry, Macro los cacahuetes  
a salad Salad, Salad Bowl, Healthy, Eat, Food una ensalada  
the chicken Chicken Breast, Food Ingredients el pollo  
the shrimp Prawns, Steamed, Seafood, Restaurant los camarones  
the fish Fish, Sea Bream, Potatoes, Kitchen, Cook el pescado  
the beef Fillet Of Beef, Roast Beef, Steak la carne de res
an egg Egg, Socket, Full, Busy, Bird'S Nest un huevo  
the salt Salt, Salt Shaker, Table Salt la sal  
the milk child with a glass of milk la leche  
the garlic Garlic, Flavoring, Food Seasoning el ajo  
the oil Olive Oil, Market, Oil, Food, Filled el aceite  
a tomato Tomato, Vegetable, Food, Fresh, Red un tomate  
breakfast Fried Eggs, Breakfast, Toast, Food, Egg el desayuno
lunch Club Sandwich, Fast Food, Snack, Fries el almuerzo (la comida)
supper Christmas Dinner, Family Dinner la cena  
the food Fruits, Vegetables, Artichoke, Banana la comida  
I am hungry Hungry pug thinking about food Tengo hambre  
I am thirsty Illustrated man drinking a big glass of water tengo sed
a plate Plate,plate,dinner,dish un plato  
a fork Fork,fork,isolated,spoon un tenedor  
a spoon Cuillère À Café, Métal, Manger, Cuillère una cuchara  
a knife Antique silver knife. un cuchillo  
I am allergic to nuts Tree Nut, Allergy, Food, Allergen Soy alérgica a las nueces  


Helpful verbs

comer ("to eat"), beber ("to drink"), gustar ("to like"), cocinar ("to cook").

He comido lo suficiente = "I have eaten enough"
Hay que beber agua = "You need to drink water"
Me gustan las frutas = "I like fruit"
Me encanta cocinar = "I love to cook"

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Grammar Point: when "be" = tener

There are many expressions where English uses the verb "be", but Spanish uses the verb tener (literally "to have"). For example, "I am hungry" = Tengo hambre; "She is 15 years old" = Tiene 15 años; "They are afraid" = Tienen miedo. You can learn more about these differences between English and Spanish here.

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