gulp down


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Related to gulp down: gulp back, reflect upon
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gulp down

vt. engullir, tragar apresuradamente.
References in classic literature ?
Some grooms will go home to their beer and leave us for hours with our dry hay and oats and nothing to moisten them; then of course we gulp down too much at once, which helps to spoil our breathing and sometimes chills our stomachs.
Porthos, in pronouncing these words, seemed to gulp down something.
Fill to this mark, and your charge is but a penny; to this a penny more; and so on to the full glass --the Cape Horn measure, which you may gulp down for a shilling.
Christmas-celebrating "Christians" may want to read Matthew 23:24, where Jesus condemns the "unclean" hypocrites who "strain out the gnat but gulp down the camel", as: "You remove the sausage roll but gulp down the unclean pagan festival.
Millions gulp down meals as they watch their favourite shows.
Many feel it is easy to gulp down uncountable cups of coffee in order to stay awake and alert late at night, but when that high of caffeine wears off, one may feel even slower.
Eli Manning, Tiger Woods, and Serena Williams have all been known to gulp down Gatorade to recharge.
The 8 time reigning champion added that he was ready to gulp down more than 70 hotdogs, but the day's steady downpour had made the franks waterlogged, which it made it hard for him to break his own 2013 record of 69 hotdog.
I remember the days when I used to gulp down orange-flavoured Tang every morning before school .
One of the banners, referring to Rahul as ' Rahul baba', quote his statement made at the Jaipur Chintan Shivir that " power is poison" and yet plead him to " gulp down the poison like Neelkanth".
I begin each day with a bar of chocolate at 6am and after dinner every night I gulp down three large Kit Kats.
The TV judge, pictured, looked on in horror as Stevie Starr, a semi-finalist, appeared to gulp down the expensive diamond ring in Monday night's live show.