eat, food in English – Common Errors

How to use eat correctly

The words eat and food are not always used correctly. We have listed some phrases which are wrong and some which are correct. Always use a good dictionary if you are not sure.

Correct phrase Common error
My mother is cooking the meal. My mother is cooking the eat.
The food tastes wonderful. The eat tastes wonderful.
I like Mexican food. I like Mexican eat.

Here are some correct phrases:

  • I don't eat fish.
  • I go to eat at my grandmother's.
  • Come and eat!