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    She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    Hello.

    She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way.

    I mean that the sight of her finishing it off made onlookers feel extremely hungry.

    Does the sentence in question sound acceptable to you?

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    Re: She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Hello.

    She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way.

    I mean that the sight of her finishing it off devouring the doughnut made whetted onlookers' appetites. feel extremely hungry.

    Does the sentence in question sound acceptable to you?

    Thank you.
    Yes, your sentence is okay.

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    Re: She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    I've always preferred to use "munch" when talking about food that is crunchy. There is nothing grammatically wrong with your sentence, but I would have used a word like "ate".

    Also, I'm not sure I would say, "in a mouthwatering way." A donut can be mouthwatering, but I'm not sure I can eat in a mouthwatering way.

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    Re: She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    If someone eats something in a mouth-watering way, I would not assume that the mouths of people not eating it are watering.
    However, seeing someone eating could evoke a conditioned Pavlovian response of salivation in others. Is that what you mean? "Seeing her eating the donut made my mouth water."

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    Re: She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    No. I mean that "she ate in such a appetizing or appetite whetting way that she caused onlookers to feel hungry" or "she did enjoy her meal/donut".

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    Re: She munched her way through a tasty donut in a mouthwatering way

    I don't think there's a simple way to say that.

    As she chewed/munched through her doughnut, it was clear she was enjoying it so much that people who were watching her started to salivate!

    (I'm not sure why anyone would watch someone else eat a doughnut!)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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