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Vocabulary

make people redundant
a company pays people to leave because it has economic problems

zero hours contract
a legal agreement in which a person only works when the employer needs them and so has no regular or guaranteed amount of work or working hours

open door
unlimited access

referrals
a process where someone is sent to see someone else for help or advice

handouts
items, such as food or money, that is given away free to someone who needs it

limited stocks
a shortage of goods

scroungers
people who want something for nothing

dignity
respect people have for you or that you have for yourself

ready meals
food which only needs heating

goes into the mix
part of the overall package

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BBC 6 Minute English: Food Banks

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