Diet

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Definition

a diet: an eating plan to limit your food and drink (often in order to lose weight)
noun
diet Coke a fizzy drink (soda) which contains no sugar

to be on a diet: to limit your food and drink (often in order to lose weight)
idiom

Examples

  • "Brian : In fact, he's recently switched to the macrobiotic diet."
  • "Moira : Well, Brent, even an idiot like you should be able to see that it's your diet."
  • "I'm on a diet."
  • "What diet's he on now?"
  • "My wife is on a diet, and since she's on a diet, I'm losing a pound every day."
  • "The American diet often consists of large portions of food high in saturated fat."
  • "Philip : I am indeed lucky to have met a woman who shares my love of feminist literature, my strict vegetarian diet and above all, who shares my belief in a monogamous marriage built on celibacy."
  • "Well I was trying 'The Tissue Diet' for a while."
  • "For example, the Mediterranean diet, which includes small portions of high-quality foods low in saturated fat, has proven to be much more healthy than the American diet, for example."

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