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Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Five staff from document management software company, Version One, slept rough on the streets of Manchester on the night of Friday October 2 in aid of Action for Children’s youth homelessness projects.
sleep rough = live rough = to spend the night in the open; be without a home or without shelter
On average, pumpkin pie contains the smallest amount of sugar at 21 grams a slice, while pecan has the largest at 32 grams a slice.
pecan = smooth brown oval nut of south central United States
Which of the following treats will put a middle-aged woman over the American Heart Association's recommended sugar intake limit?
intake = the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating); consumption
Curry-wursts is a sweet and sour concoction that combines curry-spiked tomato sauce with sausage.
concoction = any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; blend, combination, mixture
Korean bibimbap is a hot, filling one-bowl meal.
bibimbap = popular Korean dish
Invented in Mexico, tostadas are made with fried corn tortillas.
tostada = a tortilla or tortilla chip deep-fried until crisp
You have a cold and your taste buds are shot, but you want something other than chicken noodle soup. A friend suggests pho.
poh = a Vietnamese beef and noodle soup
According to a survey by British television channel Good Food, bangers and mash won the comfort food competition with 16 percent of the vote.
banger and mash = sausages and mash
In Quebec, poutine is the ultimate comfort food.
poutine = a dish consisting of French fries topped with fresh cheese curd, covered with brown gravy and sometimes additional ingredients
Dosas, a street food in South India, have made their way to the streets of Manhattan.
dosa = a crepe made from rice and black lentils
Papusas are a corn dough stuffed with a filling like pork or cheese.
papusa = a thick, hand-made corn biscuit-like flat bread
If you ride the clutch, we will soon have to replace it.
ride the clutch = drive a car with your foot on the clutch pedal; this will partially depress the clutch
and wear it out prematurely.
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