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comfort food

This page is about the collocation comfort food

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

food you eat to make yourself feel better, esp. food you liked as a child

For example

  • If I'm sad I get some vanilla ice cream, my favourite comfort food.

  • Comfort foods made her feel better, but they also made her put on weight.

Quick Quiz

Jenny eats comfort food whenever she's feeling

a. relaxed

b. comfortable

c. stressed

Contributor: Matt Errey