chow down


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chow down

vb
informal to eat heartily
n
1. an instance of chowing down
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) the act of eating a large quantity of food, esp for competitive purposes
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If you believe that culture really does chow down on strategy for its morning meal, you are at risk of going belly-up.
The Chow Down by Lynn April, publisher Halo Publishing, Int.
Grills Steakhouse, |Pontypridd Chow down on a 60oz monster mixed grill complete with rump steak, gammon, pork loin, lamb steak, chicken, sausages and stacks of chips.
Nintendo's cutesy dino sidekick has to defend the baby Mario riding on his back, flutter jump from platform to platform and chow down on enemies, turning them into eggs which can be shot back at foes.
Fit Dutch chow down on the healthiest food based on nutrition and availability of grub, the Daily Star reported.
Over this week, they've whittled the finalists down to just three and tonight, they have to produce an impeccable three-course dinner for the judges to chow down on (we'll bet Gregg goes well over on his WeightWatcher's points - might have to skip the weigh-in next week, eh fella?
WHEN Rupert Everett was invited to The Oldie magazine's literary lunch this week to read excerpts from his new memoirs Vanished Years, he decided that he would give the pensioners something spicy to chow down on.
Don't forget to chow down on the vegan corn dogs--you'll need the energy for the trek out of the wilderness to the spot where you think you left your car.
Depending on how long it takes you to chow down, your lunch break may be a perfect slot to zip through some work.
As well as the usual mix of stalls, hungry cowpokes could chow down on a barbecue.
6 -- color) Yellow-footed wallabies chow down on carrots, kale and yams at the zoo, where the variety of food ranges from fresh fruits and vegetables to dead animals to dried food.
Jeffrey Blumberg cautioned against seeing the result as a green light to chow down on chocolate.