gobble up


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Related to gobble up: gobble down, follow suit, catch up, in the first place, the likes of
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gobble up - eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
Translations

w>gobble up

vt sep (lit, fig)verschlingen; (company)schlucken
References in periodicals archive ?
Gwion's favourite was the crocodile, who did hardly anything except gobble up Captain Hook - for which Gwion was grateful.
I could have maybe brought a striker in on loan in January - but I didn't feel it was right to panic buy and gobble up money which might be needed in the summer.
I could have maybe brought a striker in on loan in January but I didn't feel it was right to panic buy and gobble up money which might be needed in the summer.