Had lunch or had a lunch?

Had lunch or had a lunch?

“I had lunch” is correct. The word “lunch” is an uncountable noun, so it doesn’t need the article “a”.

Had a lunch Meaning?

Thanks in advance. What’s the difference between “have lunch” and “have a lunch”? I think “have lunch” is used to mean eating food (solid food or fluid food), and “have a lunch” is used to mean having an eating occasion.

What is your lunch in other languages?

Saying Lunch in European Languages

Language Ways to say lunch
Dutch lunch Edit
Estonian lõuna Edit
Finnish lounas Edit
French le déjeuner Edit

How do you respond to had lunch?

“Have you had lunch?” is the same as “Did you eat lunch?” You can say, “Yes, I had lunch.” or “Yes, I ate lunch.” OR “No, I didn’t have lunch.” or “No, I didn’t eat lunch.” If you’ve had lunch, say ‘yes’. If you haven’t, say ‘no’.

What did you have or had for lunch?

3 Answers. 1) “Have you had lunch?” is preferred. The phrasing suggests that you’re asking something about how the person currently is, specifically whether he is hungry. If you were asking about events from a week ago, then “did you have your lunch?” would be equally as good as “had you eaten/had your lunch?”

What should I reply to have eaten?

I use ‘yes’ if I have eaten regardless of whether the question was posed in the positive or negative. My reply to the negative question might be more emphatic (by stressing have). Have you eaten? Yes, I have.

Have you eaten yet means?

The person is basically asking you whether you already had your dinner/lunch/breakfast. Sometimes, it is an indication that they want to invite you out. Sometimes, it is an indication that they worry about you. Sometimes, it is just an indication to know what you ate that time.

How do you ask someone if they already ate?

If it is — say — mid-morning, and you want to know if someone has already eaten today, then “Have you had/eaten breakfast?” (possibly “… yet?”) is probably the more natural form (since they might still have the breakfast in question), but either is fine.

What did you eat or ate?

Correct is what did you eat. Two past tense can not be present in the same sentence. Did and ate are past tense, hence if you use did, which is a past tense, then ate will become eat.

What is the difference between eaten and ate?

Eat is the present simple. Ate is the past simple. Eaten is the past participle.

Have you eaten today meaning?

“I have eaten” = I ate, and I’m not anymore. “I ate” = I ate, and may or may not still be eating. See a translation.

Who did eat or who ate?

Do is a verb, eat is a verb. You don’t have two verbs at once in a sentence doing the same thing. Subject (in this case, wh- particle) + verb two + object/compliment. Who ate my cookies is in the correct order.

What does eat my cookie mean?

The Brief: “Eat that cookie” is a slang term that means to perform oral sex on a woman.

Why is it important to eat regularly?

Eating a balanced, varied diet which allows you to get the right amount of nutrients everyday helps us keep healthy, fight off sickness, keep energy levels up, keeps our minds working, affects our mood and many other important things.

Did you eaten your dinner?

“Have you eaten dinner” is a perfectly understandable and grammatically correct question. However, there are other ways to say it: “Have you had dinner?” is a little more conversational. “Have” is a verb you can substitute for “eat” in American English.

What is the meaning of ATE?

1 : one acted upon (in a specified way) distillate. 2 [New Latin -atum, from Latin] : chemical compound or complex anion derived from a (specified) compound or element phenolate especially : salt or ester of an acid with a name ending in -ic and not beginning with hydro- borate. -ate. noun suffix (2)

What is the base word of ATE?

This ROOT-WORD is the Suffix ATE which means to CAUSE & MAKE.

Can ate mean worried?

Idioms be eating someone, [Informal.]to worry, annoy, or bother:Something seems to be eating him—he’s been wearing a frown all day.

Is ate a word in English?

verb. simple past tense of eat.

How do you use ate?

In standard English, the past participle form of eat is always eaten. Ate is the simple past form. In the perfect tenses, which are indicated by has, had and have, you will always use eaten, even in questions where has, had or have has moved to the front of the sentence away from the verb: I eat, we eat, Jeff eats.

What is a stronger word for ate?

ingested, partook (of), put away, put down, tucked (away or in)

What is another word for drank?

What is another word for drank?

took drunk
consumed imbibed
ingested ate
swallowed took in
devoured downed

What does it mean if you are ate up?

adjective. strange, stupid; “weird”. Don’t worry about Eric, he’s just ate up. See more words with the same meaning: crazy, insane, weird, strange.

Are you up slang?

Basically it means “are you awake”.

What is the opposite of drank?

Opposite of past tense for to consume a liquid. ate. eaten. consumed. devoured.