June 15, 2016
Gum is a sticky, sweet, rubbery substance that people like to chew.
- You can buy gum from a gumball machine.
- Some gum comes in the form of a stick. Would you like a stick of gum?
- People who chew bubble gum can blow bubbles with it.
He’s blowing a bubble.
- It’s not polite to spit your gum out onto the sidewalk.
- Be careful where you step. You might step on gum and have it stuck to your shoe.
- I’ve got gum stuck to my shoe.
The word "gum" is also used to describe the area of your mouth where the teeth are connected. Use the plural form, "gums."
- Regular trips to the dentist will help preserve the health of your teeth and gums.
- If you lose your teeth, you’ll have to chew food with your gums.
- There’s something stuck between my tooth and my gums.
The word "gummy" is used as an adjective for something that is soft and chewy.
- Gummy bears are a popular type of candy that originate in Germany.
- Kids like to eat multi-colored gummy worms.
- New gummy vitamins are becoming popular among people who don’t like to swallow vitamins whole.
gummy bear candy
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