gobble down


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gobble something down

to eat something very fast, swallowing large chunks. The dog gobbled the meat down in seconds. The cat gobbled down the sardines.
See also: down, gobble

gobble down

v.
To eat something completely and in haste, especially by swallowing large amounts at a time: The family gobbled down the peach pie. I was so hungry that when they gave me food, I gobbled it down.
See also: down, gobble
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A contest at Dubai pizzeria Pompeii resulted in a resident of the emirate, Anoop Soma Varma, gobble down a 12-inch margarita pizza in just 64 seconds - lopping five seconds of the previous world record.
And if you think that sounds like a lot they also gobble down up to 16lbs of solid food.
28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gobble down to downtown Detroit with your family to see the 85th annual America's Thanksgiving Day Parade and enjoy a family fun package at the Courtyard Detroit Downtown.
In one scene, Mr Popper sits the penguins down for a "civilised" meal that turns into mayhem as the birds leap onto the table and gobble down their sardines.
In one scene, Mr Popper sits the penguins down for a civilised meal that turns into mayhem as the birds leap onto the table and gobble down their sardines.
A signafying monkey to gobble down all thee above notes
Athletes' superstitions and rituals can help them get psyched up for contests, but when this involves nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which many athletes gobble down before and during events, they could be causing more harm than good.
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which many athletes gobble down before and during events, could be causing more harm than good, says an expert.
In their haste to gobble down the dwindling mealworms, they will get some dough and within a few days should be hooked.
People who gobble down their food and eat until they feel full are three times more likely to get fat compared with people who eat slowly and modestly.
She is well aware of her good fortune and has reasons to be optimistic: Beginning with sales of just US$2,000 a year, hungry Hondurans and foreigners today gobble down $40,000 annually today.
These days even your granny could happily gobble down the entire e la carte menu and still have room for the petit fours.
These days even your granny could happily gobble down the entire a la carte menu and still have room for the petit fours.
Show committee vice-chairman and Mirfield butcher Chris Ramsden said people were just not keen to gobble down cow's stomach any more.