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be starving

To be very hungry. Mom, I'm starving! Is dinner almost ready?
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be ˈstarving (for something)

(also be ˈstarved especially American English ) (informal) feel very hungry: When’s dinner? I’m starving!
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directly, it is morally unacceptable that so many children are starving to death due to inadequate action.
Craig Charles was right when he put it into perspective, people in the third world are starving.
The reasons some Africans are starving are twofold - (1) Corrupt African leaders, and (2) The continued exploitation of Africa by the Western world.
She said: "All these kids that are starving themselves - if you think about how much damage it's done to my body because I can't eat food then just think about what it is doing to somebody who is starving themselves or making themselves sick.
At present/more than half a million are starving because of a prolonged drought.
I am now telling my own daughters, "Girls, finish your homework--people in China and India are starving for your jobs.
She is one of 50 detainees who are starving themselves after the Government lifted a ban on forced removals to the country.
The problems that Nessan raises are of the utmost concern: our fellow Christians, fellow humans are starving to death.
But I hope that you will be able to use the cheque I have enclosed to help in your appeal for those poor children who are starving.
Palestinians are starving although Yasser Arafat receives tons of cash to ease their suffering.
Maybe] God is saying no to what we are and these little trivial debates we're having in the church while hundreds of thousands of people are starving to death.
And the cities tell us that they are starving for tax dollars.
People are starving for faith in themselves and in one another, faith that we are not innately depraved, that we are not inevitably sleazy, self-seeking egotists.
And in an exhibition of blatant racism, there isn't even a hint of a demand for democracy for the other African countries where innocents are slaughtered daily and thousands are starving or sold into slavery.
In the northern part of Georgia, children are starving to death.