go hungry

go hungry

to miss a meal and end up hungry. The kids were late for dinner so they had to go hungry.
See also: hungry
References in classic literature ?
Now, by my troth," said Robin, once more getting in front of the other, "I see well by your fat countenance, that you lack not for good food, while I go hungry.
If you fast till you get aught out of me, you'll go hungry for the next twelvemonth.
But Toto and Billina can't be 'spected to go hungry when the town's full of good things they like to eat, 'cause they can't understand your stingy ways as I do.
Why does Sitka Charley work hard, and go hungry, and have all this pain?
In a furnished room, other people do not know it when you go hungry.
Had he waited the night before until the blacks slept he would not have been forced to go hungry for another twenty-four hours.
Many other children go hungry, do not know where they will sleep at night or simply need extra guidance with choosing a healthy lifestyle.
CHILDREN who go hungry are less likely to suffer mental decline later in life, a shock study has found.
Gavin Kibble, operations director for Coventry Foodbank, said: "It doesn't cost a great deal to make a real difference to the lives of people in the city of Coventry who would otherwise go hungry and we are very grateful to Whitefriars for its contribution.
But rather than go hungry they carried their plates, knives, forks and drinks out of the burning restaurant to continue eating outside.
People in California should not go hungry or forgo basic needs like medical care, or paying the rent on time in order to buy food.
In the long run, these harmful farming practices may cause more people than ever to go hungry.
We believe the project is making a real difference for many people across the city that would otherwise go hungry.
Miss Congeniality 2 star Sandra Bullock says she often meets up with her Speed sidekick Keanu Reeves for dinner - and they certainly never go hungry.
25 ~PRNewswire~ -- A group of homeless and needy people in Dartmouth and New Bedford won't go hungry this Thanksgiving because Red Lobster has invited them to join its employees and their families for a holiday feast.