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Takeaway

Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. 

Takeaway:

Noun

BRITISH term for takeout; a takeout restaurant; fast food; a meal or dish of takeaway food.

“She quirks a brow at her best mate and his shoulders square, giving her a ‘what exactly do you want from me?’ look. She giggles.

‘Mia, why are you looking at me like that?’ Matt questions.

She fidgets, torn between answering honestly and deflection. 

He continues before she decides, ‘Anyway, it’s my turn to pick the takeaway.’ 

Mia whines. ‘Thai?’ She asks hopefully.

‘No, Chinese.’ He stands swiftly from the couch and gives her a triumphant smirk. ‘Shall I call or you?’

‘You can,’ Mia sighs and pouts. ‘But you owe me an extra egg roll.’

‘Sure,’ he chuckles.”

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