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    Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Hello Folks,

    Please help me with this.

    Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    I have edited my profile .

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Thank you and welcome to the forum.
    Quote Originally Posted by jack123 View Post

    Which one is correct: 'taking food' or 'eating food'?
    Please note my corrections to your post.

    Please give us a complete sentence to consider.

    Both may be correct in certain contexts.

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Thank you! @ Rover :), yeah I got corrections you made to my post. ohk, so the sentences are like. My mum asked me to take some food or it should be my mum asked me to eat some food.

    Also, please take a look at this sentence too:-

    Now, I resume my conversation from the point where I left yesterday ?

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Your mom could ask you to do either. But they don't mean the same thing.

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Thanks @sothingdave but what's the difference?

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    Re: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    If your mom wants to to eat something, she wants you to "eat some food." Most likely, just "eat something" since we already know you'll eat food.

    If you are going away for the day and your mom wants you to pack something to eat in your bag so you can have lunch later, she wants you go "take" some 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: Which one is correct taking food or eating food?

    Thanks. @ barb . doubt is cleared. :)

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