Would you please tell me the meaning of 'by the pound' and 'as' in these pieces of a lyric?
The Couch Potato sits around.
He eats junk food by the pound.
He's at the theater as we speak.
Last edited by Rover_KE; 02-Aug-2013 at 09:41. Reason: Fixing typo.
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Yes, 2.2 pounds per kilogram. So a pound is roughly half a kg (in the same way a kilometer is roughly half a mile).