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    Question Is this usage correct?

    "Easy to eat type food"

    Is the above phrase correct? If so, is there any other phrase or synonym that can be used to replace the above?



    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    Welcome to Using English

    Easy-to-eat food -- no need for "type."

    But I don't know what you mean. Easy to digest? Easy to hold (i.e., "finger food")?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    Can 'easy-to-eat' mean 'that can be eaten without chewing'?

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    It could.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: Is this usage correct?

    Thanks for the quick reply. I mean the same. :)

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    The same as what? Easy to digest? Easy to hold? Easy to chew?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    A better title would have been Easy to eat type food.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: Is this usage correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Easy to chew?
    If the OP means so, why not say 'tender'?

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