chuck down

chuck (something) down

To eat something quickly. The puppy really chucked that food down—he must have been starving.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

chuck something down

Sl. to eat something very quickly. Don't just chuck your food down. Enjoy it! I'll be with you as soon as I chuck down this hamburger.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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From it depended the trail rope and grapnel, and over the sides of the car were a number of canvas bags that Bert decided must be ballast to "chuck down" if the balloon fell.
Sometimes the stubborn kids playing the fireworks would chuck down small handy streamers over the yard-walls of houses for extra fun.
I got told off for throwing stones at his windows, p*** up, asking him to chuck down some bacon rolls"Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher "I can die happy now ...
I got told off for throwing stones at his windows, pissed-up, asking him to chuck down some bacon rolls" Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher "I can die happy now ...
I got told off for throwing stones at his windows p***d up, asking him to chuck down bacon rolls."
With childhood obesity on the rise - 25 per cent of boys and 33 per cent of girls aged between two and 19 are now overweight or obese - parents must accept responsibility for what their kids chuck down their throats.
Speaking as he descended the five-mile long Llanberis Path for a second time yesterday afternoon, Mike, 36, of Swindon, said: "I'll call ahead to base camp so they can get some food on, chuck down some soup for five minutes, then go back up the mountain again.
"As a citizen I don't chuck down rubbish because I'm proud of the city.
It's not just A & E who bear the brunt of all this excessive boozing but the increasing number of people who suffer from serious illnesses, including liver disease and cancer which are directly connected to the amount they chuck down their throats.
A spokesman said: "There is a view that one of the reasons for growth could be bird seed that people chuck down for pigeons.
The worms were much too large to chuck down that tiny throat, so I cut them in small pieces.
There are no figures to show how much extra booze we chuck down our necks at Christmas because UK statisticians always miss out Christmas and summer - when drinking hits a high - as they compile year-long alcohol consumption estimates.
We chuck down a free drink in each pub and have an hour to check it out, before heading off.
Richard's no Tom Cruise but a job as a cocktail waiter beckons judging by the shakes and other organic concoctions he has been advising us to chuck down our throats.