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    #1

    skip meals to snack.

    Does "skip meals to snack." mean "I have snack instead of meals"?

    60)Jina: Oh, that sounds like a really bad idea.
    Brian: What's wrong with that? I often skip meals to snack.
    Jina: I read an article on the Internet, and it said one out of ten people who do not regularly has stomach problems..

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    Re: skip meals to snack.

    not a teacher

    Does "skip meals to snack" mean "I have snacks instead of meals"?

    As I understand it, yes.

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    #3

    Re: skip meals to snack.

    Does "snack" sound inproper due to plural(meals) to plural(snacks) relationship?

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    #4

    Re: skip meals to snack.

    '...to snack' is a verb here.

    So you 'skip meals to snack' or you 'skip means for snacks' or you 'skip meals and have snacks instead'.

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    #5

    Re: skip meals to snack.

    I have snacks instead of meals.
    I have snacks instead of a meal.

    or

    I have a snack instead of a meal (or instead of meals).
    It just seems unlikely that a single snack would replace several meals.

    or

    I snack instead of having meals.

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