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Grab a Bite

Welcome to English in a Minute, where we teach you all about idioms in American English. Have you ever heard this before? I'm starving, Let's grab a bite. If someone has ever told you in English that they were going to "grab a bite", and you were confused, this is the right program for you. A: All this talk about food is making me hungry.
B: Yeah, I'm starving too!
A: Do you wanna grab a bite?
B: Sounds good.
In American English, when you say you want to "grab a bite", is means that you want to eat right away, or that you're interested in eating quickly. If you want to make plans, or sit down and have a nice, fancy meal at a famous restaurant, you may want to say something else instead! And that's English in a Minute.
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