gobble down


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gobble down

To eat something very quickly and eagerly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "gobble" and "down." Now that the baby is eating solid food, she just gobbles down anything we put in front of her.
See also: down, gobble

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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[USA], Feb 16 ( ANI ): If you gobble down food in a hurry, it's time to change your habit as simply chewing your food longer can prevent obesity.
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With the help of birds, which gobble down the fruits and subsequently eject the seeds, autumn olive has spread far and wide.
Because one can only gobble down so many leftover-turkey sandwiches or mashed potatoes reincarnated as "casserole," we surveyed our Facebook community for fresh ideas for giving a second (but no-less-delicious) life to some Thanksgiving staples.
Who knew that sheep will gobble down garlic scapes, scallion tops, carrot and beet greens, dahlias and marigolds?
People come, immerse themselves in kitsch, perhaps win an arcade prize for their date and gobble down a giant stack at Pig 'n Pancake on Broadway.
In the darkness of its burrow it can detect, identify and gobble down a quick snack like an insect larva or worm in just 230 milliseconds.
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.
Having lived in Islamabad, I had recently returned to Dhaka; a city where Hindu and Muslim neighbors could gobble down beef and play holi.
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
We gobble down handfuls of cherries And spit the stones far and wide Then we bite into 3 dozen jam doughnuts And lick out jam from inside Although the book is not intended to teach children perfect table manners it does provide a starting point to talk about the importance of manners, and also the enjoyment and social importance of mealtimes.
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.