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melt (verb)
♻️ to turn a solid substance into a liquid by heating
✔️ Melt some butter in a saucepan and then add the flour.

mix (verb)
♻️ to combine two or more substances
✔️ The flour is mixed with a little oil and warm water to make a dough.

peel (verb)
♻️ to take or cut the skin off a vegetable or fruit
✔️ I get juice all over my fingers if I peel an orange.

pinch (noun)
♻️ a very small amount of something like salt or ground spice
✔️ Add a pinch of salt to the water before boiling vegetables.

preheat (verb)
♻️ to turn on and heat an oven or grill before cooking
✔️ It's important to preheat your oven before baking scones.

prepare (verb)
♻️ to make food ready for cooking or eating
✔️ It takes an hour or more to prepare this dish.


Level: Intermediate~Advanced
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recipe (noun)
♻️ a list of ingredients and instructions for cooking a particular dish
✔️ My grandmother gave me this recipe for apple pie.

roast (verb)
♻️ to cook foods like meat and vegetables in an oven
✔️ Why don't we roast some vegetables as well?

sauté (verb)
♻️ to fry quickly in hot oil or fat
✔️ To begin, sauté the onions and garlic in a saucepan.

serve (verb)
♻️ to give someone food that's been prepared or a drink
✔️ Make sure the food's still hot when you serve it.

spice (noun)
♻️ a plant part, often ground into a powder, that adds flavour to a dish
✔️ Which spices did you add to this sauce?

sprinkle (verb)
♻️ to add a few drops of liquid or a substance like salt or pepper by shaking a container or by using your fingers
✔️ Why do you sprinkle so much salt on everything?


Level: Intermediate~Advanced
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steam (verb)
♻️ to cook in hot steam from boiling water
✔️ Steaming vegetables destroys fewer nutrients than boiling them.

stir (verb)
♻️ to move a spoon or other implement around to mix something
✔️ If you don't stir the sauce enough, it'll be lumpy.

stir-fry (verb)
♻️ to fry quickly over a high heat while stirring
✔️ Lots of people stir-fry all kinds of meat and vegetables these days.

tablespoon (abbrev: "tbsp") (noun)
♻️ a large spoon used for serving, or the amount of an ingredient that fits in one
✔️ Add a tablespoon of flour to the melted butter and stir.

teaspoon (abbrev: "tsp") (noun)
♻️ a small spoon or the amount of an ingredient that fits in one
✔️ You didn't use more than half a teaspoon of chili powder, did you?

whisk (verb)
♻️ to mix something very quickly with a whisk
✔️ Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk until smooth.


Level: Intermediate~Advanced
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📔Under wraps

📋Meaning
If something is under wraps, it's being kept secret.

🤔For example ⬇️

🗣The organisers keep the name of the winner under wraps until it's announced on the show.

🗣Our new products are always under wraps until their official launch because we don't want other companies seeing them and copying them.

✏️Note
The most common collocation for this idiom is "to keep (something) under wraps".

Level: Elementary_Intermediate
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Expression time

Binominal Expressions🤓

💠 sick and tired 💠

🔸 to be angry or bored with something that has been happening for a long time

I'm sick and tired of your excuses

💠 more or less 💠

🔸 mostly, approximately, almost

It's 250 kilos, more or less

💠 give and take 💠

🔸 possibly a little more or less than the amount or time mentioned

It costs 100$, give and take

💠 pros and cons 💠

🔸 advantages and disadvantages

Each technology has its pros and cons

💠 short and sweet 💠

🔸 surprisingly short but pleasant

This morning's meeting was short and sweet

💠 soon or later 💠

🔸 at some time in the future

Don't worry, soon or later your cat will come home

💠 by and large 💠

🔸 generally

By and large, the people of this state arent happy with the governor's policies

💠 now and then 💠

🔸 from time to time

We go to the library now and then, but not as often we should

💠 on and off 💠

🔸 happening or existing some of the time

I've had toothache on and off for a couple of months



Level: Intermediate~Advanced
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Go before

Level: Elementary_Intermediate
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🍀Get the wrong end of the stick

🌀 Meaning:-
〽️ To understand a situation completely wrongly.

🌀 Usage:-
〽️ I got the wrong end of the stick. I thought she was gossiping about me.

Level: Elementary_Intermediate
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