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wolf something down

Fig. to eat something very rapidly and in very large pieces. (As a wolf might eat.) Don't wolf your food down! Liz would never wolf down her food.
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wolf down

v.
To eat something greedily, ravenously, or voraciously; gorge: How did you wolf down that pizza so quickly? I grabbed the hamburger and wolfed it down in 30 seconds.
See also: down, wolf
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While Spaniards enjoy meals out in he middle of the day and French employees sip wine with their lunches, time-pressured Brits are more likely than ever to wolf down a sandwich at their desk, says research.
He heard how Sharon Dixon, 54, was three times the drink-drive limit when she collapsed while trying to wolf down five eggs quicker than four other competitors.
The gaping jaws of this BKS Transport Airlines' Bristol Wayfarer airferry wolf down a Ford Taunus and (we think) a Vauxhall Cresta estate, on the Liverpool Speke-Dublin airferry's 1961 season launch on May 1, which also carried three passengers (well, it was the first day) Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
When the Sunday Mirror tracked Wolf down to his new lair, it was clear he wanted to maintain his new low profile.
If they are happy to wolf down burgers, then they should know the process that brings it to the table.
A charity fund-raiser called ``Lunch With A Leader'' offers the opportunity to wolf down a meal with a big-name somebody from sports, entertainment, politics and business through bidding on the site through Feb.
Will Smith was taking bets on being able to wolf down large chunks of Japanese sushi with wasabi and serenaded Queen Latifah with 'Hail to the Queen' as she entered the room.
2 Cost - Pack healthy snacks so you don't feel tempted to go for a fast food lunch, or to wolf down a chocolate bar.
30PM Dinner - 40 minutes to wolf down roast beef or chicken, mash potato, corn and vegetables.
For me as a former Liverpool player, the victory was a sweet one, and if Liverpool play like that in every game until the end of the season, I'd happily wolf down plenty more pies in celebration
We wolf down our lunch and hike the few hundred yards to the other side of the island where tide pools invite inspection.
Primary teacher Jeanne Mithieux used to wolf down fish and chips with jam roly-poly from the school canteen - but now she has lost more than half her bodyweight in just 16 months.
In 1980, Clark Gillies of the New York Islanders had his dog wolf down food in it.
Critics yesterday warned the short breaks risked driving up child obesity by denying youngsters a chance to run around and giving them an incentive to wolf down junk food.
So sit back and watch in delight as our Supersizers wolf down sheep's head, pig snout, calf's lung, tripe, "oyster and b***k pie" and calf's foot jelly which, says Sue, is "pure minging" and "the colour of sadness".