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Unit 13 - Eating and drinking

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quench your thirst
to drink liquid so that you stop being thirsty: 'When it's hot, it's best to * * * with water.'
a raging thirst
thirst that is extreme
feel faint with hunger
to be extremely hungry (* * * *)
satisfy your hunger
eat sth after you've been starving
pick at sth
to eat only a small amount of your food, showing no interest or enjoyment while you eat it: 'Charles *ed * his food in a bored fashion.'
gulp down sth
to eat or drink something quickly: 'He hardly has time to * * a piece of pizza.'
celebrating an important event or a special occasion: 'When we heard she'd got the job, we all went off for a * DRINK.'
work sth up
to develop an emotional or physical state that you feel strongly, after a period of effort or time: 'We *ed * a real APPETITE climbing in the mountains.'
not easily satisfied, or having very high standards about particular things: 'All my children were * EATERS.'
square meal
a big meal that provides your body with all the different types of food it needs to stay healthy
ready meal
a meal cooked and bought at a shop but taken somewhere else, often home, to be heated and eaten
someone who is eating a meal, especially in a restaurant
to make someone feel slightly frightened or worried about their ability to achieve something: 'She was not at all *ed by the size of the problem.'