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So what I did was stuff my face with anything around, any old rubbish, burgers, chocolate, crisps, fish and chips, loads of it, till I felt sick - but at least I'd had the pleasure of stuffing my face and feeling really full.
John Prescott

Meaning of "fish and chips" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FISH AND CHIPS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FISH AND CHIPS

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determiner
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Fish and chips is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FISH AND CHIPS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

fish and chips

Fish and chips

Fish and chips is a hot dish of English origin, consisting of battered fish, commonly Atlantic cod or haddock, and deep-fried chips. It is a common take-away food. A common side dish is mushy peas.

Definition of fish and chips in the English dictionary

The definition of fish and chips in the dictionary is fish fillets coated with batter and deep-fried, eaten with potato chips.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FISH AND CHIPS

fish and brewis
fish and chip shop
fish bass
fish eagle
fish factory
fish farm
fish farmer
fish farming
fish finger
fish flake
fish fork
fish fry
fish glue
fish hawk
fish hook
fish joint
fish kettle
fish knife
fish knives
fish ladder

WORDS THAT END LIKE FISH AND CHIPS

amidships
athwartships
cheap as chips
come with the first four ships
Eastern Townships
first four ships
game chips
have had one´s chips
machi chips
midships
oven chips
personal relationships
polystyrene chips
spit chips
staggered directorships
tortilla chips
whips
woodchips

Synonyms and antonyms of fish and chips in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «fish and chips» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FISH AND CHIPS

Find out the translation of fish and chips to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fish and chips from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fish and chips» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

炸鱼和薯条
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pescado y patatas fritas
570 millions of speakers

English

fish and chips
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मछली और चिप्स
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

السمك والبطاطا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рыба с жареным картофелем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fish and chips
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাছ এবং চিপস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poisson-frites
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fish and chips
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fisch und Chips
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フィッシュアンドチップス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

피쉬 앤 칩스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

iwak lan Kripik
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

cá và khoai tây chiên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மீன் மற்றும் சில்லுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मासे आणि चीप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

balık ve cips
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pesce e patatine fritte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ryba z frytkami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Риба із смаженою картоплею
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pește și chips-uri
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

fish and chips
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vis en skyfies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fish and chips
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fish and chips
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fish and chips

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FISH AND CHIPS»

The term «fish and chips» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.763 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FISH AND CHIPS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fish and chips

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2 QUOTES WITH «FISH AND CHIPS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word fish and chips.
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John Prescott
So what I did was stuff my face with anything around, any old rubbish, burgers, chocolate, crisps, fish and chips, loads of it, till I felt sick - but at least I'd had the pleasure of stuffing my face and feeling really full.
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Michael Sandel
You can't go wrong with fish and chips.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FISH AND CHIPS»

Discover the use of fish and chips in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fish and chips and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fish and Chips, and the British Working Class, 1870-1940
It is also possible that reference to fish and chips in Roberts' own interviews (and perhaps in those of other researchers, too) has been distorted by the context and manner in which questions about it were put. Interviewees were asked about ...
John K. Walton, 1994
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Wok Every Day: From Fish and Chips to Chocolate Cake: ...
With plenty of traditional stir-fry recipes, advice on choosing the right wok and accessories, and tips on proper wok upkeep, Wok Every Day makes it easy to wok like a gourmet.
Barbara Grunes, Virginia Van Vynckt, 2012
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Quintessentially British Fish and Chips Recipe
Quintessentially. British. Fish and Chips The quintessentially British Fish and Chips recipe is a popular English meal. It can be eaten for Brunch/Lunch or as your main meal. English Fish (Cod) and Chips is easy to make and you will have no ...
Millicent Taffe, 2013
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Fish and Chips Restaurant Business Plan:
Market. Research. 4.1 Economic Outlook This section of the analysis will detail the economic climate, the general restaurant industry, the customer profile, and the competition that the business will face as it progresses through its business ...
BizPlanDB, 2014
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Four Corners Level 3 Teacher's Edition with Assessment Audio ...
On the first day, they tried fish and chips. On the second day, Nick had a vegetable curry, and Ben had fish and chips. On the third day, Nick had Middle Eastern kebabs. Ben had fish and chips from a fast-food place and got a stomachache.
Jack C. Richards, David Bohlke, 2011
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The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
Two fast food chains that served fish and chips in America were launched in 1969. One was Arthur Treacher's Fish 8c Chips, which opened its first restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. The chain was named after the British actor who came to the  ...
Andrew F. Smith, 2007
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Fast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat
Other fast food or fast-casual restaurant chains serve fish and seafood, such as Captain D's. See also Arthur Treacher's; Captain D's Seafood Kitchen; Fast Casual; Fish and Chips; Long John Silver's; McDonald's; Sandwiches; White Castle For ...
Andrew F. Smith, 2012
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Edible Ideologies: Representing Food and Meaning
Fish and chips have become so associated with British national identity that John K. Walton can confidently claim that the lack of scholarship on fish and chips is a “ neglect ofa national institution” (Walton, 4): “Fish and chips is generally ...
Kathleen LeBesco, Peter Naccarato, 2012
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The Discourses of Food in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
the eating of fish and chips also enables it to be appropriated in sup- port of cosy visions of democratic solidarity ofa kind that transcends divisions ofclass or status . (2) By the twentieth century, fish and chips had been transmuted into ...
Annette Cozzi, 2010
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Fish and Chips
Beginner reader. 5 yrs+
Gill Munton, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FISH AND CHIPS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fish and chips is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Kings: Delicious seafood and possibly the best fish and chips
For someone who will always choose meat over fish, it's fair to say I may have been converted, so scrumptious was the menu at The Kings in Christchurch. «Bournemouth Echo, Jul 15»
2
Northumberland's oldest fish and chip shop gets a £100000 revamp
“People have been coming to Lewis' for years because we serve great traditional fish and chips, and although you can also try the crab and ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
3
Freshness the key to top fish and chip meal
WHEN it comes to the region's crunchiest, crumbiest and freshest fish and chips, Morgan's Fish Market, in North Mackay, has been ranked one ... «Mackay Daily Mercury, Jul 15»
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Queues for £1 fish and chip reader offer
I paid a fiver for fish and chips yesterday, just my luck ! ... has gone down the pan lately, the last fish and chips I had was literally uneatable. «Warrington Guardian, Jul 15»
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In cod we trust: there's no plaice like Hackney for fish and chips
Back in Yorkshire in the 1940s and 50s my own passion for fish and chips grew as a yearning for forbidden fruit my middle-class granny ... «Hackney Citizen, Jul 15»
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Portions of Pedigree: Three Generation Fish and Chips Shop …
Building on three generations of the Fusco family heritage, they continue to deliver proper British Fish and Chips, served with pride. «Yareah Magazine, Jul 15»
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'World's biggest' fish and chip shop to open in Willerby alongside …
Opening at the end of the month, the 280-seater restaurant will have a focus on traditional battered fish and chips, but there will also be prawns, ... «Hull Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Anyone for fish and chips? Find out why it is being served on this …
"There is something about a train ride with a fish-and-chips meal which is quite British." So far, about 30 people have booked a place on the ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Darina Allen: Fish in Beer Batter with Chips and Tartare Sauce
Fish and chips became famous because they can be utterly delicious. The fish needs to be spanking fresh, the batter crisp, the potatoes a good ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
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TOWIE's Lydia Bright and James Argent tuck into fish and chips on …
While soaking up the sun, the pair couldn't resist a beach-side tradition and tucked into a large portion of fish and chips each. And of course ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fish and chips [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fish-and-chips>. Jul 2020 ».
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