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go hungry

To feel hungry as a result of not eating. This is your only option for dinner, kids—eat it, or go hungry. So many people in our area go hungry—that's why we organized this food drive.
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go hungry

to miss a meal and end up hungry. The kids were late for dinner so they had to go hungry.
See also: go, hungry
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sometimes finding food in plenty and again going hungry for days.
I remember my youth and my mother going hungry to feed me.
A ForthValley debt counselling charity is calling on community groups to help prevent children going hungry over he school summer holidays.
However, food bank providers are now urging people to keep on donating one or more items - ranging from food to toiletries - as an major rise in demand has resulted in some coming close to running out on food and being unable to help children at risk of going hungry.
OUR columnist Katrina Tweedie wrote about the devastating issue of kids going hungry during the summer holidays.
I HAVE to say that I cannot agree with Helen Slack who says that children face a summer of going hungry.
MORE than 4,000 people - almost half of which were children - have relied on Nuneaton 's foodbank to stop them from going hungry in just one year.
TINNED vegetables, long-life milk and other kitchen cupboard essentials were collected by Yorkshire Building Society to help stop vulnerable families from going hungry in Chester over Christmas.
The Trussell Trust is on course to hand out a record number of food parcels this year and as a result has unveiled a five point plan for decision-makers to stop people going hungry this Christmas Mark Ward, interim chief executive at The Trussell Trust, said: "We're seeing soaring demand at foodbanks across the UK.
How can three million UK children be going hungry when there is a national epidemic of child obesity?
DESPERATE children going hungry in school holidays are being failed by the Government, an MP claims.
Yeah!" - Jay Pollard Girl who battled cancer got two A*s and an A in A-Levels "GOOD on ya Shannon my son has been battling cancer so I know what you have been through and to go on and get them marks are amazing congratulations." - Mandy Hughes Shocking figures show thousands of children going hungry in Merseyside "SO SAD that kids are going hungry, before anyone starts judging try to imagine what it would be like being in those parents' shoes, I'm sure they're doing their best it must be awful worrying about where the money is coming from to feed your children!" Liz Swindells Popular bar worker found hanged at Join the chat Share your views on the news with us at www.
SWS classified experiencing hunger 'only once' or 'a few times' as 'moderate hunger,' while going hungry 'often' or 'always' was rated as 'severe hunger.'