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    Default take it with you.

    What does this "take it with you" mean? "Eat snacks" or "carry snacks"?

    Make healthy snacking part of your everyday routine.
    Prepare healthy snacks in advance and take it with you.
    Make things interesting by preparing something different every day.
    However, this doesn't mean you have to give up on junk food altogether.

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    Default Re: take it with you.

    It means to carry them. Literally take it with you.

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    Default Re: take it with you.

    It would be much clearer if it said '... take them with you'.

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    Default Re: take it with you.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    It would be much clearer if it said '... take them with you'.

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    That would be much clearer and actually grammatical.
    In the final sentence, I would remove "on", to leave "... doesn't mean you have to give up junk food". "To give up on something" has a rather different meaning.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: take it with you.

    I've mentioned before, Keannu, that some of the passages you submit are a bit low in terms of literary and grammatical quality. That is part of the reason they sometimes leave you unsure of their meaning. It's possible you might learn more effectively and efficiently if you studied higher-quality texts.

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    Default Re: take it with you.

    Yes, that's what I'd like to do, but I have to study materials randomly as they are not the ones I chose but the ones to teach some students. They're quite mandatory for me, and regretfully I have no firm standard to tell if they are poor or high quality.
    If I had the acute eyes of standard, I would tell the makers of such poor materials to stop and not to use them. I don't even know if they were made by non-native speakers or native ones. Anyway, thank you for your concern!

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