EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Please note that these ESL Forums are NOT part of MyEnglishClub. To post at these ESL Forums please register ↑ first.

mixer vs food mixer

Help on English vocab, including idioms, slang and sayings

Moderator: EC

mixer vs food mixer

Postby simplythebest » Tue May 05, 2009 9:48 am

Hi,
I wrote a crossword about household items, with illustrations of different items as clues;
was I wrong to give them 'mixer' and not 'food mixer'?
I see that the term is either 'food mixer', 'electric food mixer', or simply 'mixer'.
Doesn't the context make it clear that the item is used for food and, consequently, there is no need to add 'food' before 'mixer'?
I do hope I was right :~:

Thank you,
simplythebest
simplythebest
Silver Member
 
Posts: 40
Joined: Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:16 pm
Status: English Learner

Re: mixer vs food mixer

Postby Megara » Mon May 11, 2009 12:57 am

'Mixer' is technically correct, and doesn't need 'food' to precede it. You did fine. {-:
Megara
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon May 11, 2009 12:33 am
Status: Other


Return to Vocabulary Help

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 11 guests