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    The expression "Forage for food".

    Does the expression forage for food means

    1. To hunt or search for food, like when you are stranded at a place where nobody lives nearby and there are no markets to shop, like at a far flung area.

    There was a reality series named "Man, Woman, Wild" on the Discovery Channel in which an American couple would explores jungles and survive on animal (as food). Can we say they foraged for food while they hunted animals since they had nothing to eat?

    2. Situation no 2.
    People who are living in poverty like those who live on a coastal land have to forage for food to feed themselves and their families.

    3. Do you forage for food for livestock or cattle?

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    #2

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Does the expression "forage for food" mean....
    It seems that you have not bothered to look up the word "forage".
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    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    1. To hunt or search for food, like when you are stranded at a place where nobody lives nearby and there are no markets to shop, like at a far flung area.
    You look for it because it doesn't look for you.
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    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post

    There was a reality series named "Man, Woman, Wild" on the Discovery Channel in which an American couple would explores jungles and survive on animal (as food). Can we say they foraged for food while they hunted animals since they had nothing to eat?
    That's called "hunting".
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    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    explore jungles

    survive on animals (as food)
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    #6

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    … would explore ….
    See above.
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    #7

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    See above.
    Sorry for the typos.

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    #8

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    I did.

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    #9

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    What about the third and fourth part of my question. I use this forum to dispel my doubts because you, the native speakers are the best source to seek guidance from.

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    #10

    Re: The expression "Forage for food".

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    What about the third and fourth part of my question. I use this forum to dispel my doubts because you, the native speakers are the best source to seek guidance from.
    What is it about dictionaries that leaves you doubtful?

    That's a rhetorical question, so don't answer it. And don't be so infernally lazy. Right now, you are a hair's breadth from being banned, so do some conscientious work and think twice before you post again.

    for·age
    /ˈfôrij,ˈfärij/
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    (of a person or animal) search widely for food or provisions.
    "gulls are equipped by nature to forage for food"
    Last edited by probus; 16-Sep-2019 at 04:46.

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