Word for “lunch” not there, in spanish

ShirleyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Word for “lunch” not there, in spanish

Oye mamá, ¿qué vas a hacer de comer hoy?Hey mum, what are you making for lunch today?Should english say “what are you making to eat today”?
Asked 3 years ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Shirley

the phrase "hacer de comer" is idiomatic for "to prepare/make (for) lunch", without having to mention the noun "lunch" (comida, almuerzo). There is no equivalent idiom in English for this, so we had to use the most accurate prhase in English.

I hope this clarified it.

Inma

Word for “lunch” not there, in spanish

Oye mamá, ¿qué vas a hacer de comer hoy?Hey mum, what are you making for lunch today?Should english say “what are you making to eat today”?

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