Food for Thought

Welcome to English in a minute!When you hear this American idiom,are people just talking about eating,or something else?Food for thought.How did you like that book I gave you to read? Did you finish it? Oh yeah! No,I loved it!It really gave me food for thought!I learned so much about gambling.Food for thought.It means to think carefully about something.How did someone dream up this saying? Well,just like the mouth chews on food,people say the mind can chew on thoughts.Something that gives you food for thought makes you think.It can be used casually,or in a business conversation.This idiom has been around a long time,for about 200 years.And that’s English in a minute!

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