(breakfast, lunch, dinner)
→ They enjoyed their meals together.
→ We always had three good meals a day.
to go out for a meal aller manger au restaurant, sortir manger
to have a square meal faire un bon repas
to make a meal of sth * (British)
(=take a long time over) faire tout un plat de qch
→ Lawyers always make such a meal of the simplest little thing.
(=flour) farine f → pastries made with corn and meal
n bouillie f de sulfate de baryum
n repas m de bistrot
to go for a bar meal aller manger au bistrot
n dîner m
→ bed and breakfast plus evening meal
(=voucher) ticket-repas m
* (fig) (providing financial support)
(=thing) gagne-pain m inv
→ His chosen field was unlikely to be a meal ticket for life.
(=person) vache f à lait
→ I knew what she was after, that I was a meal ticket
n plat m cuisiné
* gueuleton m *
n vrai repas m
→ They haven't had a square meal for four or five days.