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NATURAL

adjective
existing in or formed by nature (opposed to artificial ):
common
NACH-ruh l (NAtural)
It's natural for people to eat when they,re hungry.
Of course,was natural enough. (this sentence is not complete)-- fix the pronunciation in all others.

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SPECIFIC

adjective
having a special application, bearing, or reference; specifying, explicit, or definite.
clear-cut
spi-SIF-ik
They want a specific kind of food.
Did something specific happen at the last place?

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PREPARE

verb
to put in proper condition or readiness.
arrange
pir-PAIR
It's food that is easy to prepare and easy ti eat.
We have two days to prepare ourselves.

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RATHER

adverb
in a measure; to a certain extent; somewhat.
Kind of
RAH-th ur
The results of the survey were rather surprising.
Thanks, but l'd rather go alone.

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EXPECTED

verb
to look forward to; regard as likely to happen; anticipate the occurrence or the coming of.
normal
ik-SPEKT
The researchers expected people's favorite comfort food to be soft and warm.
He expected to be punished.

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POPULAR

adjective
regarded with favor, approval, or affection by people in genera.
attractive
POP-yuh-ler
The most popular comfort foods in Japan.
I'm popular.

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TURNED OUT

Verb phrases
to produce as the result of labor.
dress
It turned out to be potato chips.
Boast my photos didn't turn out very well.

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NEARLY

adverb
all but; almost.
approximately
NEER-lee
Nearly half of the comfort chicken soup and mashed potatoes.
You were nearly killed.

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CHOICES

noun
an act or instance of choosing; selection.
alternative
It also showed that men and women make different choices.
At that moment there was a choice to make.

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IN GENERAL

adjective
Referring to a group of persons or a subject as a whole, as opposed to particular ones.
almost
JEN-er-uh l
In general, women choose sweet comfort foods.
In general people used phone.

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MENTION

verb
to refer briefly to; name, specify, or speak of.
comment
MEN-shuh n
Those who took part in the survey mentioned ice cream.
He didn't even mention her family.

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BORED

verb
to weary by dullness, tedious repetition, unwelcome attentions, etc.
disinterested
bawr
When someone feels bored or lonely.
I'm not bored, but it is getting late.

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LONELY

adjective
affected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone; lonesome.
deserted
LOHN-lee
When someone feels bored or lonely.
I feel sad when I sow someone lonely.

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OPPOSITE

adjective
situated, placed, or lying face to face with something else or each other, or in corresponding positions with relation to an intervening line, space, or thing.
adverse
OP-uh-zit, -sit
However, that research say that the opposite is true.
Opposite coffee is tee.