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They make a modest portion look generous. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Others suggested that such a name and shame list would provide the perfect advertisement for restaurants serving large portions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One in five from families earning less than 10,000 a year get just one portion a day. The Sun (2017)Therefore, instead of eating one portion of farmed salmon, we would need to eat two. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plus, it contains three portions of veg and fruit per portion - always a bonus. The Sun (2016)FOUR in five adults fail to eat the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day, a study shows. The Sun (2016)We eat less oily fish than we should - one portion a week, when two is the minimum recommended. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Restaurants, cafés and pubs will be named and shamed unless they make food portions smaller or less sweet, the government has said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our family enjoyed a wide variety of food and were always given generous portions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You should mix it up first and give me a portion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You will feel completely satisfied by far smaller food portions. The Sun (2013)One serving counts as one of your oily fish portions for the week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other adults should have no more than one portion a week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only a third of adults eat the recommended five daily portions of fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet those in the know recommend that you consume five portions of fruit or veg. The Sun (2014)Only a small portion of those fees will be paid if the merger fails. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why not eat small portions of lean meat? Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)They decided to give away a portion of their income while still students. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The most daunting thing about hospital food is the portion sizes. The Sun (2010)Limit oily fish portions to one a week if you are pregnant. The Sun (2011)Just a single portion of some fruits a day would have an important health impact. The Sun (2016)One serving gives one portion of your five servings of fruit and veg for the day. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One way to test for cocoa quality is to heat up a small portion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is because they eat smaller portions of higher quality food. The Sun (2008)There was no doubt where the fish came from and the portions were generous and served with imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are extreme but rational players who are successful only through the support of a large portion of the local population. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She's also asked me to limit her meal portions. The Sun (2012)The researchers needed to show whether the larger portions had been making people fatter, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My advice is stick to normal portions and regular meals - do not snack all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A considerable portion of Spain's unemployed have had little incentive to find work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'portion'
British English: portion /ˈpɔːʃən/ NOUN
A portion of something is a part of it.
A small portion of the castle was damaged.
- American English: portion
- Arabic: جُزْء
- Brazilian Portuguese: porção
- Chinese: 一部分
- Croatian: dio
- Czech: část
- Danish: portion
- Dutch: portie
- European Spanish: porción
- Finnish: osuus
- French: portion
- German: Portion
- Greek: μερίδιο
- Italian: porzione
- Japanese: 部分
- Korean: 부분
- Norwegian: del
- Polish: porcja
- European Portuguese: porção
- Romanian: porțiune
- Russian: порция
- Spanish: porción
- Swedish: portion
- Thai: ส่วนแบ่ง
- Turkish: parça
- Ukrainian: порція
- Vietnamese: phần
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