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    munchies / die for

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am on right track by interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following excerpt from a reading?

    “Whenever I'm in downtown Silver Spring and I have the munchies, I go to Whole Foods and [sort of] inconspicuously take more than my fair share from the free sample displays. The chocolate Bundt cake they had out today was to die for.”

    munchies – the feeling of hunger that one gets after smoking up, as in:

    “Stuard gets the munches after smoking weed.”

    die for ( be dying for) = long for, desire excessively, as in:

    “I’m dying for some ice cream.”

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.


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    Re: munchies / die for

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    dear teachers,

    would you be kind enough to tell me whether i am on right track by interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following excerpt from a reading?

    “whenever i'm in downtown silver spring and i have the munchies, i go to whole foods and [sort of] inconspicuously take more than my fair share from the free sample displays. The chocolate bundt cake they had out today was to die for.”

    munchies – the feeling of hunger that one gets after smoking up, as in:

    “stuard gets the munches after smoking weed.”

    in the context of the extract, it merely means you feel hungry. Smoking is not involved.

    die for ( be dying for) = long for, desire excessively, as in:

    “i’m dying for some ice cream.”

    something that is "to die for" is out of this world excellent, so good that is is worth dying to have.

    thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    v.
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