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Few years ago, delivery apps such as UberEats, GrubHub, FoodPanda, Deliveroo were the disruptive technology that gave way to a closer link between the gig economy and restaurants. Thanks to these apps, restaurants are able to make deliveries and reach more customers. However, after the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants that have turned to rely solely on these apps for business are feeling the pain- the pain of higher costs. With most of the delivery apps charging 40% of the order taken, restaurants are now losing money.
原文章討論: https://www.15mins.today/blog/ep-890-as-diners-flock-to-delivery-apps-restaurants-fear-for-their


Special thanks to Bingo! 更多賓狗時事英語在這裏: https://podcasts.apple.com/tw/podcast/%E8%B3%93%E7%8B%97%E6%99%82%E4%BA%8B%E8%8B%B1%E8%AA%9E-%E8%81%BD%E6%96%B0%E8%81%9E-%E5%AD%B8%E8%8B%B1%E6%96%87/id1494706447?l=en


 


Vocabulary and Sample Sentences
Delivery apps(Food-delivery apps) n. - 外送平台


Delivery apps deliver restaurant food and groceries. 
Foodpanda and UberEats are the most well-known food-delivery apps in Taiwan. 


Hostage n. - 被綁架的人


The tourists were taken hostage by the gunman. 
Wine growers have been held hostage to the interests of the cereal and soybean farmers. 


Deceptive adj. - 虛偽的,詐欺的


Appearances can be deceptive.
The firm is indicted for deceptive business practices.


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