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take breakfast vs. eat breakfast #1 (permalink) Sat May 01, 2010 6:34 am   take breakfast vs. eat breakfast
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #160 "Daily Activities: Verbs (1)", question 5

After my morning coffee, I make and ......... my breakfast.

(a) take
(b) move
(c) eat
(d) bite

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #160 "Daily Activities: Verbs (1)", answer 5

After my morning coffee, I make and eat my breakfast.

Correct answer: (c) eat

Your answer was: incorrect
After my morning coffee, I make and take my breakfast.
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unable to understand the difference between taking breakfast and eating breakfast please make it clear.
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take breakfast vs. eat breakfast #2 (permalink) Sat May 01, 2010 14:54 pm   take breakfast vs. eat breakfast
 

'Take a meal' is an old-fashioned term for 'go and (usually) be served a meal'. It does not mean merely 'eat'.
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take breakfast vs. eat breakfast #3 (permalink) Sat May 01, 2010 15:50 pm   take breakfast vs. eat breakfast
 

Hi Vinay, maybe you are confusing it with 'have breakfast'.

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