comida

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comida(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (nourishment)
a. food
Su comida preferida es macarrones con queso.Her favorite food is macaroni and cheese.
2. (act of eating)
a. meal
El desayuno es la comida más importante del día.Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
3. (midday meal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. lunch
La gente en España toma la comida a las dos de la tarde.The locals in Spain have lunch at two in the afternoon.
4. (main meal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. dinner
Dimos una comida especial para celebrar la ocasión.We hosted a special dinner to celebrate the occasion.
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comida
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (alimento)
a. food
comida basurajunk food
comida caserahome cooking
comida chatarrajunk food
comida corrida o corrienteset meal
comidas para empresasbusiness catering
comida para perrosdog food
comida preparadaconvenience food
comida rápidafast food
2. (almuerzo, cena)
a. meal
3. (al mediodía)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. lunch
comida de NavidadChristmas dinner
comida de trabajobusiness lunch
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comida
1 (alimento) food
le echas mucha sal a la comida you put too much salt on your food; sirvió la comida en cuencos she served the food in bowls; nos hemos quedado sin comida we've got no food left
la mitad del sueldo se nos va en comida
no me gusta la comida india I don't like Indian food; mamá está haciendo o preparando la comida mum is making lunch; no sirven comida después de las tres they don't serve food o meals after three o'clock
tenemos algunos bares espaqoles en los que sirven comida de verdad En los Hard Rock no sirven comida, son bares ambientados con musica mas bien durilla
acábate la comida finish your meal
comida a domicilio meals on wheels
plural
; (p)
comida basura junk food
comida casera home cooking
comida infantil baby food
comida para gatos cat food
comida para perros dog food
comida precocinada comida preparada ready meals
plural
; (p)
precooked meals
plural
; (p)
los carritos de la gente en el supermercado llenos de comida precocinada
comida rápida fast food
2 (acto de comer) meal
ganamos una comida para dos personas we won a meal for two
no debes hablar durante la comida
tómese una pastilla después de cada comida take one tablet after meals; hacemos la comida fuerte al mediodía we have our main meal at midday
comida de negocios business lunch
comida de negocios con un ejecutivo del Ministerio de Cultura
comida de trabajo working lunch
celebraron una comida de trabajo en un hotel de Madrid
3 especialmente (España) (almuerzo) lunch
la hora de la comida lunch time
la del mediodía
4 (Latinoamérica) (cena) dinner; evening meal
5
comida de coco comida de tarro
en la mili le han hecho una comida de coco o tarro they brainwashed him when he was in the army; este libro es una comida de coco o tarro this book is pretty heavy stuff (familiar)
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