consume mass quantities

consume mass quantities

To eat, drink, or otherwise consume large amounts of something. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Large family holidays are all typified by consuming mass quantities of food and alcohol. As the largest economy on the planet, our prerogative seems to be to consume mass quantities of the Earth's resources.
See also: consume, mass, quantity
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emerge from the bogs each fall to gather in large groups, consume mass quantities of fish-label beer and verbally whiz all over people from Seattle," Ron Judd wrote.
It is easier to consume mass quantities of meat when you forget the tiresome process that gets meat to your table.