on an empty stomach


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on an empty stomach

Without having eaten anything recently or in a long time; while very hungry. Don't go into your final exam on an empty stomach, or you won't be able to focus.
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on an empty ˈstomach

without having eaten anything: If I travel on an empty stomach, I always feel sick.
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Not that I'm advocating for any form of gambling, but according to a recent (http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0111081) study  from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, if you must gamble, it's best to do it on an empty stomach. This is because hunger was found to be associated with advantageous decision-making.
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