Ten Ways of Talking about Eating

We all like eating - and sometimes we eat too much. When we have guests, we always offer more food. Sometimes we can't eat any more. Here's what to say:

10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing: 
  1. I'm full.
  2. I couldn't eat another mouthful.
  3. I've done very well, thanks.
  4. I'll burst if I eat another mouthful.
  5. I couldn't manage another mouthful.
  6. I'm stuffed.
  7. I've had all I can eat.
  8. I can hardly move.
  9. There's no room for any more.
  10. I can't eat any more, thanks.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English: 
  1. Phrase 1 is a very common expression to show you have eaten enough.
  2. Phrase 3 is quite polite.
  3. Phrases 2 and 5 are similar and show you are completely full.
  4. Phrase 4 is a dramatic image - and not a very nice one! - that shows how full you are.
  5. Phrase 6 is very informal and we use it with friends only.
  6. Phrase 7 is quite factual, and is similar to 2 and 5.
  7. Phrases 8, 9 and 10 are all quite neutral expressions and can be used in semi-formal situations and relaxed situations.
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