Definition of 'fast food'
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Who seriously thinks blocking advertisements for fizzy drinks or fast food will make a difference? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Fast food at double ONE in six young people eats fast food at least twice a day. The Sun (2016)He likes fast food and all those American things, sure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The poll also found 80 per cent of holidaymakers will not try local cuisine, with half preferring fast food. The Sun (2016)Who said fast food is bad for you? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The snow is gone and now there are mobile homes and fast food restaurants. The Sun (2009)We were indeed his favourite fast food outlet for a while. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The picture is the same in fast food restaurants across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The rapper has slapped a ban on fast food being consumed around him. The Sun (2009)She goes for the deep stuff beyond the fast food. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most grew up with fast food and had no idea how to cook. The Sun (2014)Do leave yourself enough time as it is not fast food. Sarah Brown's Vegetarian London (1988)American parents my age were born into a fast food culture. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is fast food slow style. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was arrested at the fast food chain where he had worked under the noses of cops for more than two years. The Sun (2016)Coming to a fast food restaurant near you very soon - diet lard. The Sun (2014)We're hungry for gourmet meals instead of fast food. The Sun (2013)The fast food chain introduced the vegetables in 2005 as a healthy alternative to chips. The Sun (2009)His interests span construction, telecoms and fast food. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was once a time when fast food was a western hemisphere phenomenon, but those days are long gone. The Sun (2014)Similarly, it is important for multinational restaurant chains and fast food outlets to maintain homogeneous quality to protect their reputations. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)Adults who often eat ready meals or fast food, but little or nor fruit and veg, are also at risk. The Sun (2007)He puts it down to a good, solid diet, which would be a lesson to young people today with a taste for fast food. The Sun (2012)
The fast-food chain joins a growing list of companies committing to Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fast-food giant has a long way to go on the packaging front. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Campaign groups had demanded that fast-food and coffee shop chains take action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The risk rose by one per cent for each additional fast-food restaurant. The Sun (2009)She signed an agreement in a fast-food restaurant. The Sun (2016)It comes as evidence shows that fast-food restaurants are thriving despite campaigns to promote healthy eating. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The carers themselves are often on minimum wage and receive less training than would be required to work in a fast-food restaurant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I no longer have a map of fast-food restaurants in my head. The Sun (2014)The fast-food giant plans 20 new stores and will extend opening hours at existing outlets. The Sun (2009)The American fast-food giant said that its priority was to take care of its workers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The best bets are pubs, coffee houses and fast-food chains. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)His mother supported the family by working 70 hours a week in a fast-food restaurant. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)He is now employed by another food chain, not involving fast-food restaurants. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsIt must be all of 100 yards to a selection of fast-food outlets. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you can't find this gem then other options are fast-food outlets and overpriced junk food. The Sun (2012)Neither seems to find time to exercise regularly, and both rely increasingly on "fast-food" restaurants. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)I can see why; the notion that you can eat healthily in any high street fast-food chain seems implicitly wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'fast food'
British English: fast food NOUN
Fast food is hot food that is served quickly in a restaurant.
He works at a fast food restaurant.
Definition of fast food from the Collins English Dictionary
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