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English translation: have a meal (US)

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English term or phrase:take or have
English translation:have a meal (US)
Entered by: RHELLER
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22:21 May 16, 2002
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: take or have
take or have your meal ???
Lise Boismenu, B.Sc.
Canada
Local time: 11:21
have a meal (US)
Explanation:
-did you have dinner?

can also say

she took her 3 meals today (more specific context) for college student on dining plan

U.S. would not say, did you take dinner?

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Note added at 2002-05-16 22:52:59 (GMT) Post-grading
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CORRECT:

I have one meal a day
I had a meal with a friend
I am having dinner
Selected response from:

RHELLER
United States
Local time: 09:21
Grading comment
I had a meal with a friend?
I take a meal a day?
I am having dinner?

Thank you Rita.
lise b

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4 +1have a meal (US)RHELLER


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
have a meal (US)


Explanation:
-did you have dinner?

can also say

she took her 3 meals today (more specific context) for college student on dining plan

U.S. would not say, did you take dinner?

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Note added at 2002-05-16 22:52:59 (GMT) Post-grading
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CORRECT:

I have one meal a day
I had a meal with a friend
I am having dinner

RHELLER
United States
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1252
Grading comment
I had a meal with a friend?
I take a meal a day?
I am having dinner?

Thank you Rita.
lise b

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Burgess: Also in Ireland.
6 mins
  -> thanks Terry
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