Shrimp

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Definition

a shrimp: a prawn, a small crustacean (often eaten with Marie Rose sauce)
noun
a shrimp is a ten-legged crustacean (5 pairs of legs at the level of the thorax) often eaten in summer salads (with cocktail sauce and a good chilled white wine).

Chang really enjoys grilled shrimp like his mother used to cook.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I can't eat shrimp because of their little black eyes.
US: Shrimp taste great with lots of mayonnaise.
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Examples

  • "Regarding a restaurant in Hong-Kong: if you want to try something different, I really enjoy 'The Joyful Shrimp Palace', located downtown."
  • "Brown crab, blue crab and a small white shrimp"
  • "Are you going to eat that shrimp?"
  • "Let's go get that shrimp cocktail I was telling you about."

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