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hunger is a good sauce

Food tastes better when one is hungry. Don't worry too much about what to feed the hikers. Hunger is a good sauce, and they're going to love whatever you serve them.
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hunger is the best spice

Food tastes better when one is hungry. Don't worry too much about what to feed the hikers. Hunger is the best spice, and they're going to love whatever you serve them.
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hunger for (something)

To have an intense desire, yearning, or need for something. Even from a young age he hungered for knowledge, devouring any he could get his hands on. Growing up in such a small, secluded town, I constantly hungered for romance and adventure.
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(strictly) from hunger

Of very poor quality; terrible. His first novel showed a lot of promise, but his second one was really from hunger. The plot is nonexistent, the acting is mediocre at best, and the jokes are strictly from hunger. Don't waste your time or your money on this stinker.
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from hunger

Not very good, interesting, or appealing. That dumb show is just from hunger—usually, there's something better on TV.
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hunger after something

Fig. to crave for something, not necessarily food. I hunger after some old-fashioned gospel music. Mary hungered after something fattening, such as ice cream or even a baked potato with sour cream.
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hunger for someone or something

to desire someone or something; to yearn for someone or something. I hunger for you. I want you madly. He looked at the cake and you could see he was hungering for it. The prisoner was consumed with a hunger for freedom.
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Hunger is the best sauce.

Prov. Everything tastes especially good when you are hungry, because you are so eager to eat it. After our twenty-mile hike, we stopped at a little roadside restaurant. It may have been that they made the most delicious food in the world there, or it may have been that hunger was the best sauce.
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(strictly) from hunger

Sl. very mediocre; acceptable only when nothing else is available. This kind of entertainment is from hunger. The singer was strictly from hunger.
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(strictly) from hunger

mod. very strange; acceptable only when nothing else is available. The singer was strictly from hunger.
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"All this night I had no sleep; but the hunger was now turned into a disease; and I had a terrible colic and griping, by wind instead of food having found its way into the bowels; and in this condition I lay till morning, when I was surprised by the cries and lamentations of my young master, who called out to me that his mother was dead.
It was in July 1998, after seeing successive media reports of serious hunger in the country, particularly in Mindanao, that SWS first put the topic of hunger in one of its quarterly Social Weather Surveys.
Tampa, FL, August 14, 2019 --( Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger (TBNEH) releases update to its Hunger Gap Map, which provides an interactive picture of the emergency food supply and demand by zip code in a three-county area - Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties.
Slightly more Filipino families are saying they have experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months, based on the second quarter of 2019 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results.
The MDRT Foundation is partnering with the Hunger Project to pioneer people-focused strategies that provide hope and combat hunger around the world.
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When Freda is not coaching she can be found out walking or keeping up with her boys and their hectic football lifestyle Manage your hunger WE ALL know hunger is the desire to eat, but did you know there are two forms - internal hunger and external?
Hunger is the single most acute problem Africa's children face.
Five Palestinian prisoners have been on open-ended hunger strike for several days in protest at their detention administratively, with no trial or indictment.
Malacanang on Thursday said government's efforts to bring down prices and efficiently deliver basic services to the poor and marginalized are finally beginning to bear fruit after a recent poll showed that fewer Filipino families had experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2019.
RAMALLAH, Thursday, April 25, 2019 (WAFA) -- A Palestinian prisoner in Israel who has been on hunger strike for one month in protest against his unending administrative detention without charge or trial ended it today after he was told that his incarceration would not be renewed past October 23, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS), which said that four other prisoners are continuing their hunger strike for the same reason.
Summary: Duterte to order creation of inter-agency task force focused on hunger eradication
The Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) announced that this year's 89th Annual Meeting will include an afternoon devoted to The Rise Against Hunger project.
Hunger and malnutrition are the leading causes of death in the world.
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